There is a vast number of health and medical mobile apps for smart phones, iPads, tablets etc.
Here are links to just a few of them.
If you have suggestions for more/better/your favourites, please contact us, and we’ll update the list.
- BNF Download from: App Store and Google Play
- BNF for Children Download from: App Store and Google Play
- for both click on ‘Sign in’. Sign in with your OpenAthens username and password. If you are an NHS member of staff and do not have an OpenAthens account, click ‘Register’ to be taken to the registration page. Click Sign in.
- NICE Guidance Download from: App Store and Google Play
- Adult Drug Calculations UK (free from App Store and Google Play)
- Epocrates (free but watch out for UK applicability)
- Compatibility of Injectable Medicines – learning module: Available for free.This learning app is aimed at health care staff, especially nursing staff, and trainee pharmacists. Download from App Store and Google Play
Summaries of Evidence / General Reference
- NICE Evidence Search mobile version of incredibly useful resource.
- Adult Drug Calculator (free, but remember to bookmark Clinical Knowledge Summaries too)
- Cochrane Library (free)
- Best Practice Decision Support (BMJ) 20 free sample topics, but subscription required for more. (Clinical Students have access)
- GP Notebook (cost: £19.99)
free registration gives access to online 3D Anatomy and 2D Anatomy resources
- NHS Safeguarding Guide (free) A resource for healthcare professionals to increase their awareness and understanding of safeguarding requirements.
- Patient.co.uk (free)
Clinical Student Revision Guides
- Almost a Doctor free online medical resource for medical students, junior doctors, nurses and medical professionals
Other resources of interest are listed in the Doc2Doc “Survive Medical School” guide and from a list brought together by colleagues at West Suffolk Hospital Trust Library linked from EEL.nhs.uk (available to download as .doc only)
You might also find it useful to check out iMedicalApps which provides regular reviews of new apps.
“Once upon a time research meant mountains of paper, tapes, card-index systems and hours spent trying to find just the right note or adding bibliographical references. Today, mobile devices and cloud-based apps make life as a researcher easier and less stressful. Here are a few apps that you can use to streamline your research life.” – care of University of Sussex Technology Enhanced