Version: 2.0 | Cost: Entirely Free

Level 2 - Self Managed
Country: United Kingdom
Category: Pregnancy, Development, First Aid, Pharmacy Finder, Find a Doctor
Released: 25/02/2016
Updated: 09/01/2018
Version: 2.0
Size: 170mb
Developer: Damibu Ltd
Reviewed On: 15/02/2018
This App achieved an ORCHA score of 74% which is an Above Average score. This app ranked 19th when compared with other comparable Level 2 apps.
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Developer description
The CATCH app provides parents and carers with NHS-approved information, empowering you to know when your child needs treatment or when self-care would be more appropriate. * Create a profile for your children and receive regular guidance and advice tailored to suit them as they grow. * Information about what to do in an emergency, such as if your child swallows a button or battery - which can be reviewed at any time, ensuring you're prepared if a health emergency were to occur. * Highly localised information about healthcare services and support groups available in Cheshire East. Explore a map of local health services, such as GPs, dentists and pharmacies. * NHS-approved health advice. Be better informed on a range of conditions by reading advice from a trusted source. Information is supplied directly from NHS choices. * Timely reminders about key health dates, such as childhood immunisations and seasonal advice.
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We have identified that this App provides the following key features:

General Information

This App provides general information and guidance about the health issue, challenge or condition in question to help end users understanding and knowledge.

Social Support

This App provides access to a wider social support network (virtual or real), relevant to the health area or condition it is aimed at.


This review area looks at what information an App collects from you, what it does with that information and how secure is its handling of that data. For some Apps this is only a minor issue as they don’t gather much information. Other Apps can gather lots of very personal and sensitive information and for these it is important to know how they go about handling this.

This app achieved a Average score compared to other Apps in Level 2.

Data Collection

This App does collect your data.

The data collected about you isn't capable of identifying that it relates to you

The type of data that it collects isn't classified as sensitive data.

Data Use

The App doesn't 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 individuals.

Data Security

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


This review area looks at what evidence there is that there is a suitably qualified professional or organisation behind the App or that it has been endorsed, accredited or underwritten by such an individual or organisation. It also assesses what evidence there is around user testing and the effectiveness of the App in terms of claimed health benefits. The higher the Level of the App and the more sophisticated its functions, the more crucial this becomes.

This app achieved a Average score compared to other Apps in Level 2.

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.


It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its development.


It isn't likely that this App could be viewed as a medical device that would require such an assessment.


This Review Area looks at how an App has been designed to support the overall user experience. This includes its availability on both primary platforms, how customisable the App is, how well it caters for end users with different capabilities and needs – such as visual or other impairments – how content is managed, how well supported the App is and what it costs. This area also looks at overall User Review scores from both platforms.

This app achieved a Average score compared to other Apps in Level 2.


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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