Mobile apps

Healthcare professionals need ready access to reliable, up-to-date information when making diagnosis and treatment decisions. If you have an internet-enabled mobile phone, PDA or handheld device there are a number of web based resources available to help. An NHS OpenAthens user name and password may be required to use a number of these mobile access sites.

Popular apps


Up-to-date information about the selection and clinical use of medicines.

NHS Apps

Free access to clinical and non-clinical information – local, regional, national and international. It includes evidence, guidance and government policy. To access : visit the  NICE apps for smartphones and tablets web pages

Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS)

Evidence based information and practical “know how” about common conditions aimed at healthcare professionals working in primary care. Access via:

NHS uk: Health tools Interactive tools, smartphone apps and podcasts 

TRIP database: uses the principles of evidence based medicine to answer clinical questions.

Mobile sites and apps

Page last reviewed: 27 January, 2024