Did you know there are over 350,000 health care apps on the Apple and Google App Stores?
Health Apps are a fantastic opportunity to provide people in their homes and communities with important health information, helping support people to manage their health conditions and live healthier and happier lives through exercise and healthy living. Over 4 million Health Apps are downloaded every day!
Whilst there are over 350,000 health care apps on the Apple and Google App Stores, only 20% of these apps meet relevant standards for clinical/professional assurance, data privacy and usability and accessibility.
How do I choose the best Health App for my condition?
NHS Devon’s Health App Library aims to make it quicker and easier to access safe, accredited health and wellbeing apps, which can make a really difference to people’s lives.
The NHS Devon App Library has regular and independent reviews of health and care related apps undertaken by ORCHA (Organisation for Review of Care and Health Apps), and you’ll see that this information clearly presented throughout the website – NHS Devon App Library
You can be reassured that any apps shown on the NHS Devon App Library site have undergone a rigorous review process. Only the highest scoring health apps will be shown to you on the site and all of the apps are automatically re-reviewed every time they are updated by the developer.
By bringing this information to your fingertips, it’s now possible to identify and compare the best apps for your health needs and to ensure that you, your friends and family can access high quality health apps.