Health Apps Library

Safe and trusted apps to help you manage your health 

The Health Apps Library makes it simple for you to easily find safe and trusted apps to help you manage your health. These apps have all been reviewed by the NHS to ensure they are clinically safe and relevant to people living in England.

Please visit the website for more details and to see the range of apps available http://apps.nhs.uk/ 

 

GENERAL HEALTH 

NHS Health and Symptom Checkers

Price: Free

Get an assessment, information on your condition and advice on looking after yourself.

 

MENTAL HEALTH

1. Five Ways to Wellbeing  

Price: Free

Based on substantial research, use the Five Ways to improve your wellbeing.

Reflect on your wellbeing, set activities to help you improve your wellbeing and track your progress – all from the comfort of your phone; whenever it suits you!

 

2. SAM: Self-help for Anxiety Management

Price : Free

SAM is a self-help app for people who want to learn to manage their anxiety.  Established methods of self-help have been combined with high standards of usability to provide an engaging, flexible, and practical resource.

 

3. Depression Calculator

Price: Free

Use this app to assess whether you may be depressed and make a tentative diagnosis of the severity

 

HEALTHY EATING

British Heart Foundation Recipe Finder

Recipes

Price: Free  

Great meal options for people with cholesterol, high blood pressure and/or diabetes.

 

HEART

Stable Angina Patient Decision Aid

Decision aids

Price: Free

NHS Sound Doctor is an audio app which helps you understand your long term conditions in more detail so it is easier to look after yourself and get the best out of life.

 

DIABETES

Diabetes UK Tracker App

Diabetes

Price: Free  

This official Diabetes UK app, Diabetes UK Tracker, is designed to be quick and simple to use, taking the chore out of logging your daily levels to help you effectively manage your diabetes.

 

NECK AND BACK

NHS 24 MSK Help

Joint pain 

Price: Free  

Muscle, back or joint problems

 

STROKE

RCP Stroke Guideline

Health information 

Price: Free

The app provides information to patients and carers about stroke and the standards of care that they should expect to receive, based on the ICSWP national clinical guidelines.

The app also includes links to a variety of patient support organisations.

 

SMOKING CESSATION

NHS Smoke Free 

Price: Free

Use the official NHS Quit Smoking App to help you successfully stop smoking.

 

HEALTHY LIVING

NHS BMI healthy weight calculator and tracker  

Price: Free

This is the official NHS app for measuring body mass index (BMI).

 

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

iBreast Check 

Price: Free

1 in 8 women in the UK get breast cancer. Be breast aware - get iBreastCheck.