my mhealth: myCOPD

This digital tool is NHS Approved. It meets NHS quality standards for clinical effectiveness, safety, usability and accessibility and has a supportive evidence base.
NHS Approved

Category: Respiratory

£39.99. Free in some areas

myCOPD helps people with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) to better manage their condition. Use it to perfect your inhaler technique, improve your breathing, reduce exacerbations, track your medication and more.

This app has been updated and is currently under reassessment.

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Who is it suitable for?

myCOPD is suitable for all COPD patients at any stage of their condition.

How does it work?

The app will help you manage your COPD independently and reduce your reliance on GP and hospital appointments. 

myCOPD has been shown to correct 98% of inhaler errors without any other clinical intervention, resulting in an improvement in quality of life. 

Once logged in, you will have access to a dashboard of self-care tools and educational resources, including: 

  • inhaler videos
  • breathing exercises
  • medication diary
  • symptom tracker

Clinicians can also use myCOPD to check in with their patients remotely, track their condition, update medication and improve their overall care.

Report an issue

You can contact the developer directly to report any issue or if you have any questions about this product.

Please share the details through our contact form for our records.

How do I access it?

The mymhealth app is available to download from the App Store, Google Play and the developer's website. You can then purchase a myCOPD licence for a one-off payment of £39.99.

Alternatively, contact your GP, COPD healthcare team or clinical commissioning group (CCG), to find out if myCOPD is available as a free NHS service in your area. 

Once downloaded, the app can be accessed on any device that connects to the internet, such as a computer, smartphone or tablet.

Page last reviewed: 04/04/2018
Next review due: 04/04/2021

Disclaimer

The app developer is solely responsible for their app's advertisement, compliance and fitness for purpose. Unless stated otherwise, apps are not supplied by the NHS, and the NHS is not liable for their use.

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