App review: Mind My Heart

Mind My Heart

App review: Mind My Heart

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While this app is targeted at patients with risk of heart failure, rather than healthcare staff, nurses can direct patients to it to monitor and report concerns.

Developed by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), and the first app of its kind to be offered by an NHS trust, it aims to encourage patients to be more engaged with their care. The weight diary allows users to enter daily weight measurements and see a graph of how their weight changes over time.

Features include information about heart failure, a diary for upcoming appointments and contact details for the heart failure nurse and cardiac rehabilitation nurse specialist. The notepad can help patients keep track of any issues they want to discuss at their next appointment. It can also be used to take pictures of


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