New to the NHS? Your guide to using social media


26 / 11 / 2014

For those new to working in the NHS, it’s important to understand how social media is impacting on the way healthcare is planned, delivered and discussed. In the UK, the whole healthcare sector is represented on multiple social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn. Every day, NHS staff, patients, and the public are discussing the NHS from feedback on services to the detail of commissioning.

Our latest quick guide, aimed at those new to the NHS answers the following questions:

  • What should I know about social media now that I work for the NHS?
  • What should I do with my personal social media profiles?
  • What impact could social media have on my job?

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