medCrowd is my favourite app because it is the best app for solving healthcare's problems. People working in healthcare just share a problem to get help finding the best solution. They can use medCrowd to identify the best treatment for complex patients, understand differential diagnoses and to find better information about conditions. By using medCrowd, a healthcare professional can simply share a problem on their... more »
Our favourite app is the popular MicroGuide app, which helps clinicians treat patients with infections. It's designed to provide practical decision-making support for medical staff at the point of care when treating patients with infection. It's particularly helpful for doctors in situations that are not in their immediate area of expertise. You can quickly establish each patient’s risk of infection caused by antibiotic-resistant... more »
Two ideas - an app to find your nearest flu vaccination clinic and an app which makes it easier for people to cancel NHS appointments (rather than miss them and not tell us and end up wasting lots of NHS time and money)!
I use tactio target weight to monitor my BMI and track my health, I also use weight watchers app to track my food type intake specifically with regards to sugar intake (insulin resistant) and I use Purine Food app to track the uric acid content of foods and foods that I should avoid. All of these really help me manage my health.
Find voluntary organisations for women and/or BME people in a local area that offer health and social care services, for example, couselling
Meditation oasis provide an app with themed meditations that I use frequently to destress. I also use the whitenoise app which is very useful for relaxing after stress and especially getting to sleep
An app that encourages children and teenagers to "be FIT" ie skin clearance/spot reduction, weight management, toning, confidence, by giving hints and tips on healthy eating and physical activity. Needs to be customised to individual with special days noted, such as birthdays and celebratory days to highlight that treats are fine but not every day. To include motivational messages such as "after 3 days of drinking more... more »
FIRSTLight Apps for iPhone and iPad enables healthcare professionals to access reliable uk-medicines information in an instant, at any point in the clinical workflow, and anywhere – on-call, or on ward rounds. It can help clinicians make more informed and faster decisions, leading to improved efficiencies, and reduced costs associated with medication errors. Specific features of FIRSTLight allow the user to see: • how,... more »
Map of Medicine on the iPhone!
Child health growth chart app. You enter the height, weight and age, and the app gives you the growth percentiles and displays this on a graph.
"Special Diet App" Lots of people are on special diets e.g. my Mum is on a "low salt diet" but what does that really mean and what ingredients can she cook with, what tasty recipes can she try (food without salt can often taste bland) what foods should she avoid? I think lots of people would find such an app helpful. They can use the app when out shopping or planning meals. Other examples include low fat diets, high... more »
2 Different ideas; 1. Locate you: An app that locates you within the hospital and on entry of the clinic name/ward directs you to where you need to be within the hospital. Time and again we see patients, visitors and even staff lost within hospital corridors, unable to comprehend the hospital maps. This is a simple app which reduces stress and late arrival to appointments. 2 - Top 5: An app that holds the top 5 frequently... more »
"NHS Choices - Search for Services" as an app which can automatically utilise/access your current location (e.g. to find local GP services, walk-in clinics etc..). I actually hope this might actually already be in development using NHS Choices' existing budget!
Find out via the location services where your nearest Give Blood centre is, opening times and directions to it.
Find out your NHS Number / Use NHS number to update contact details
Syncs / transmits details (securely) to NHS orgs that patients are registered with.