Sound Doctor

App score: 65/100 About the Orcha review

The films are short and easy to understand but crucially they form a structured and coherent approach to education about long-term conditions which is unique.

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Platform: iOS

Cost: In App Purchases

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • COPD

Description

The films are short and easy to understand but crucially they form a structured and coherent approach to education about long-term conditions which is unique.

Use The Sound Doctor as part of your self-management toolkit.


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App score: 65/100

More details

Reviewed on: 22 May 2020 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • General Information
  • Alerts and Notifications
  • 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 isn't classified as sensitive data.

(Identifiable but not Sensitive) - The type of information this App collects, is not sensitive but is still classed as identifiable data, relating to you and so could poses a risk in terms of your privacy and confidentiality. It is still therefore important that the publisher is clear what they do or don't do with this information.

Data Use

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

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

Data Security

The App doesn't encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App doesn't 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 wasn't clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.

Testing

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

Customisation

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.

Support

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

Cost

The App isn't entirely free to use.


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