Priority 5 from the Digital Technology for Mental Health PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How should apps for mental health be evaluated and endorsed? (JLA PSP Priority 5)
Overall ranking 5
JLA question ID 0069/5
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

No systematic reviews identified

Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How can we be assured of the quality incl evidence base of products such as apps given the rapid development ~ Will it be presented in a childlike patronising manner rather than slicker modern apps are presented? ~ Will apps be monitored to see how effective they are? ~ Will apps need to adhere to the NICE guidelines and will there be a new set of guidelines?
Submitted by 3 x Service User ~ 1 x Carer ~ 3 x Practitioner
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0069
PSP name Digital Technology for Mental Health
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 134 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 12 March 2018