App score: 70/100 About the Orcha review

Everyone with a long-term condition knows how hard it is to remember to take the right medication every day.

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Platform: iOS

Cost: Entirely Free

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • Asthma


Everyone with a long-term condition knows how hard it is to remember to take the right medication every day. ELFy is an alerts system plus key essentials – the friendly little helper in your pocket that does the remembering for you. Beautifully designed, simply written and easy to use, ELFy includes:

- Daily medication reminders
- Prescription reminders and other key alerts
- Important info and tips
- Action Plans for your condition(s) and what to do in an emergency
- Profile section for key medical ID and important contacts

ELFy helps you stay on track with your medication and simply get on with your life.

Written by leading medical experts and users, ELFy’s mission is to create a simple, intuitive tool designed to help keep millions of people healthy. And to ease the burden of long-term conditions on the NHS.

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App score: 70/100

More details

Reviewed on: 13 May 2020 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • General Information
  • Alerts and Notifications
  • "Health Tracking
  • "Health Tracking
  • Service Signposting
Data Collection

The data collected about you is capable of identifying that it relates to you

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 you have expressly consented to this.

Data Use

The App doesn't allow you to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

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 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 doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.


The App is entirely free to use.

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