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Level 4

Stroke Active

Stroke Active

Developer: Remote New Media


Cost: In App Purchases

Developer description:

Awarded “Innovation of the Year 2019” by the Neuro Convention. Currently in trials with the NHS.

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App Details

Category:Neurological Disorders, Stroke/Transient Ischaemic Attack

Reviewed On: 03/04/2020

Released: 05/09/2018

Updated: 08/05/2019

Version: 1.1.7

Size: 36mb


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Stroke Active

Stroke Active

Cost: In App Purchases


Level 4


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It was assessed as a Level 4 App. These Apps can be focused on general health or specific conditions and contain advanced and complex features that are subject to formal regulation. Where they collect data we assess their data use policies and compliance with relevant standards. Because they are health focused we also assess their compliance in the Clinical Assurance as well as the User Experience domains.

This App does collect data and it is therefore assessed and scored based on its performance in all the sections of our review.

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Functions & Features

We have identified that this App provides the following key features:

Social Support Networks

The App has its own or provides access to social networks relevant to its area of focus

Health Tracking

The App allows users to record relevant health information either manually or automatically using connected Apps or devices

Data Sharing

The App allows users to share information in the App with others or other Apps/Systems

Remote Clinical Monitoring

The App allows the remote monitoring of certain health data by health and care professionals

Online Consultations

The App supports online consultations with health and care professionals

Treatment Support

The App provides support in the management of specific conditions and the related treatments

Goal Setting and Gamification

The App allows users to set health and wellbeing related goals and may support games and challenges around achieving that

Health Tracking

The App allows users to record relevant health information either manually or automatically using connected Apps or devices

Wellbeing Tracking

The App allows users to record relevant wellbeing information either manually or automatically using connected Apps or devices

Carer Support

The App provides features that help those caring for others

Data Sharing

The App allows users to share information in the App with others or other Apps/Systems

Data Collection

The data collected about users is capable of identifying that it relates to them.

The type of data that it collects is classified as sensitive data.

(Identifiable and Sensitive) - Because of the type of data that this App collects it is particularly important that the App takes the security and privacy of that data seriously and only enables others to see or share this information if the user has expressly consented to this.

Data Use

The App does state that it won't share user data in any way with other people without the user's consent.

The App does allow users to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

Data Security

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.

Professional Assurance

It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It was clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.


It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been involved in any clinical trials or similar testing to demonstrate its 'real world' effectiveness.


It was clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.


The App does provide customisable features.

End user capacity

The App does provide support for users with poor sight.

The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.


The App does appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.


The App isn't entirely free to use.

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