26 / 11 / 2014 Midday
Our latest quick guide, for those new to the NHS, offers tips on using social media in your job and what you need to do with your personal social media profiles. The easy-to-read guide also gives you information on what the NHS uses the different social media platforms for.
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 on social media from feedback on services to the detail of commissioning, so it's important that for NHS staff to understand the impact social media is having in healthcare and what they need to know and do.
Download New to the NHS? Your guide to using social media,