Maps and Apps is a showcase of the most popular apps for health.

On this site you will find a complete list of almost 500 health apps voted most popular by the public and health professionals, as well as a list of their ideas for new apps.

We are showcasing the most popular entries, and also the favourite apps of our panel of judges.

Although the Maps and Apps project is now closed to new entries, we want to hear your news and views on health apps.

Contact us by leaving a comment on the blog or on Twitter: @dhgovuk

Julie Meyer talks about Patients Know Best

Julie Meyer, Chief Executive of Ariadne Capital and online dragon for the BBC, talks about two of her favourite entries to Maps and Apps: Patients Know Best and Rally Round. Julie highlights the benefits for patients of being able to … Read more → – Julie Meyer talks about Patients Know Best

Macmillan judge Jenny Ritchie-Campbell talks about Rally Round

Jenny Ritchie-Campbell, Director Cancer Services Innovation, Macmillan Cancer Support is one of the Maps and Apps judges who have selected some of their favourite existing apps, mobile sites and new ideas from the most popular entries. Among Jenny’s favourites are those … Read more → – Macmillan judge Jenny Ritchie-Campbell talks about Rally Round

Five useful iPad apps from the US

Technology website Mashable has provided this useful summary of five iPad apps currently in use by doctors, patients and medical students in the US. They include apps about interactive anatomy, electronic medical health records and radiology. >> Read the full … Read more → – Five useful iPad apps from the US

App to help treatment of burns victims is official medical device

A new app helps clinicians estimate burn area percentages on patients, the necessary quantity of fluid and records patients’ details. The app works on Apple products like the iPad and was developed by the Mersey Plastic Surgery Unit, led by Rowan … Read more → – App to help treatment of burns victims is official medical device

Maps and Apps Showcase: UniversalDoctor Speaker

Outline: An app which allows the user to communicate with medical staff in languages other than english. Status: Currently available. Feedback score: 6 Rank: #201   Website: http://itunes.apple.com