Digital Health Spotlight

People’s Award Spotlight: Digital Health Award

2014 was dubbed ‘The Year of Wearable Tech’, so it was only fitting that we introduced a brand new Award category in keeping with this theme – the Digital Health Award. This … Read more

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Supporting LGTBQ teenagers with a free app

Josie Baldwin, Emily Bowes, Katie Griffiths and Alexandra Hill, all aged 14, are the team behind the I’m Okay app. The girls wanted to build an app to support teenagers, … Read more

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Using apps to connect people and places

At just 21, Sam Heather has already created over 20 apps, which have been downloaded more than 500,000 times. Currently a student at the University of York, Sam uses his … Read more

Turning young tech consumers into tech creators

Apps for Good is a free education programme, working to change tech education forever; to turn young tech consumers into tech creators, unlocking the confidence and talent of young people … Read more

StressHeads

Helping young people personify and cope with stress

StressHeads is an innovative digital tool, accessible via mobile and desktop applications, which helps young people cope with, and understand, the causes of stress. Created by YouthNet, the brains behind … Read more

BuddyApp

Daily reminder encourages active participation in recovery

BuddyApp is a health and wellbeing app that utilises SMS text technology to engage individuals in their care, by recording their mental, emotional and physical wellbeing in-between sessions, by sending … Read more

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Dispatch App saves time and lives in London

London’s Air Ambulance delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London, responding to, on average, 2,000 people every year. Time is a critical factor in helping to … Read more

Therapy Box

Building award-winning accessible apps

Therapy Box is an award winning app development company that specialises in communication and therapy apps for people of all ages and abilities. Founded in 2010 by Rebecca Bright (speech … Read more

Breaking free from alcohol and drug dependence

Breaking Free has developed a pioneering internet-based treatment programme for substance misuse difficulties which enables people to overcome alcohol and drug dependence. Breaking Free Online is a genuine world-first in … Read more

Dementia Pal

Building better services for the families of people with dementia

Following the diagnosis and sad passing of his Gran, Adam Pool and his mother Jackie formed Dementia Pal; a web-based information and resource centre for families, helping them to support … Read more

An eye care app that is transforming millions of lives

At least 280 million people worldwide are visually impaired, 39 million of these people are blind and yet 80% of blindness is avoidable. Peek is a smart-phone based portable eye … Read more