My IBD Care: Crohn’s & Colitis

2.5
127 reviews
10K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

My IBD Care is a free, award-winning app that has been developed by experts to help people with Crohn’s and Colitis live happier, healthier lives.


JOIN FOR FREE & GAIN SUPPORT IN THE SELF-MANAGEMENT OF YOUR CONDITION:


Expert-led Courses: Build better habits with IBD specific courses relating to sleep, medication, wellbeing, physical activity and life in lockdown. Try single day activities or courses up to 28 days in length!


Personal health record: Maintain a record of your health, operations and tests to share with your clinical team.


Symptoms tracker: Track your symptoms to understand & manage your condition more efficiently.


Reminders for medications and appointments: Schedule notifications to keep on top of your care.


Stool Tracker: Record your bowel movements over the course of your day, based on the Bristol Stool Chart.


Newsfeed: Access trustworthy and relevant news relating to the IBD community.


Library: Learn more about living with Crohn’s or Colitis from articles & videos from the NHS and Crohn’s and Colitis UK (CCUK).


Message your hospital team: You can receive and send messages with your hospital team if your hospital is signed up!


Link your Apple Health or Google Fit: You can choose to link your data from the Apple Health app or Google Fit to share with your clinical team for read-only access. This will help you develop insights into how your lifestyle impacts your condition.


MORE ABOUT OUR FREE EXPERT-LED COURSES
We have created a variety of courses specifically to help support individuals in their IBD journey.
Currently, our longer courses focus on 5 major areas of self-management, including:
Sleep
Medication
Wellbeing
Physical Activity
Life in Lockdown


By taking these courses, you will be given weekly reports on your progress!
We also have a library of over 30 singles courses that involve shorter activities, videos and resources that are easily accessible at any time.


All of our courses were created by those who understand life with IBD, including both experts and patient-groups.


Some of the experts featured in the app include...
- Leading NHS consultant gastroenterologists
- IBD specialist nurse with personal experience of Crohn’s disease
- IBD Pharmacist
- IBD exercise specialist coach and stoma warrior


Feedback from our users...
87% of those with IBD who used our courses for a week said they felt an improvement in their wellbeing and mental health!
One study showed that our courses improved control over IBD symptoms after only one week!
“For me, it’s like having an additional team away from my team, but for emotional support and stress”
“It’s empowering to do a course where the overall aim it to help you improve your own symptoms, health and wellbeing”
“The courses are massively supportive - don’t usually get this kind of care”


OUR MESSAGE TO YOU:
We know that living with Crohn’s or Colitis (IBD) can sometimes be difficult, lonely or tiring. It’s not always easy to manage symptoms during flare ups or know what steps to take to build a stronger wellbeing when you’re in remission.


We’re a social-impact focused company, founded by patients and clinicians who are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of those with long-term inflammatory conditions. We believe that each individual deserves proper and accessible care to support their journey.


We aim to provide you with practical tools and advice that can help you better track, manage and improve your health and wellbeing in the long-term. We hope that by joining our community, you gain more confidence in the self-management of your condition, alongside your regular clinical care.


Find out more about My IBD Care:
https://ampersandhealth.co.uk/myibdcare/
Join our online community!
Instagram: www.instagram.com/ampersand_health
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ampersandhealthfb
Twitter: www.twitter.com/myamphealth

Have a question for us? Get in touch with us at info@ampersandhealth.co.uk
Updated on
Sep 21, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Health and fitness and Files and docs
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Health and fitness and 3 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

2.5
125 reviews
Devon Malonson
December 17, 2021
Like the new app. Much easier to use and great for tracking symptoms. The one thing I would like to see added is a food diary. Right now I'm having to use a separate app to track what I'm eating to try and find trigger foods and compare them with symptoms on two different apps. It would be a lot easier to see days where my symptoms were worse and be able to compare what foods were eaten in the past days or even have data saying when you eat X food your symptoms seem to get worse.
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Ampersand Health
January 4, 2022
Hi Devon, Thanks so much for your feedback and for your suggestion regarding a food diary! We will take this into consideration for future updates to the app. In the meantime, we suggest using the Notes section of the app to track anything you would like to! Let us know if you have any additional feedback for us at info@ampersandhealth.co.uk.
Jo Jo
September 26, 2023
I must've had this app for a couple years, when a nurse suggested I get it whilst I was having a flare up. It has this feature about assigning your hospital to your account which possibly does something, but mine has not done that. Other than a stool diary, I have been unable to see much use in this. They host some live community sessions on there, but nothing that convincing. Quite an empty app, but I admire the effort.
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Ampersand Health
November 26, 2023
Hi Jojo, I hope you're well! I believe we reached out to you in September, however if you would like to chat about how to make the most out of the app, learn about some more features and how you can use it in the self-management of your condition, please do reach out to info@ampersandhealth.co.uk and we are happy to chat with you. Thank you!
Claire H
January 6, 2021
It's easy to use but I can't work out how to view past symptom tracker. After you take the flare up questionnaire it says you can go back to review these with clinician but I cant work out how. I have also tried to change my weight, height as it was entered wrong but it keeps bouncing back saying I'm 1ft 8inches!! I dont think so. Maybe there is a blip somewhere?? Few hitches but otherwise useful.
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Ampersand Health
January 7, 2021
Claire, thanks for your review! We are aware of an issue with inputs for weight & height and are working on releasing a fix for it. The questionnaire results can be accessed through the medical summary in My Health Record. Please email us at info@ampersandhealth.co.uk about these issues or if you have any further questions!

What's new

Minor improvements and bugfixes