On the 31st of October 2011, the General Medical Council in the UK launched a consultation to produce guidelines for doctors and healthcare professionals when using social media. Why is this needed, and why now? The simple answer is – to stop you from getting into hot water when using Twitter and Social Media! Top [...]
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The GMC poses a question to doctors across the UK in its web pages here. Can you film patients without telling them? Well the answer is, of course a resounding no, and even more so in a number of simple scenarios and clinical situations which are covered by the new guidelines on the making of [...]
We were surprised by the research in the BMJ about the benefits of social networks…We were expecting to read a fun run through of Facebook, MySpace, Technorati, twitter and the like but they seemed to be talking about the Framingham Heart Study, which I must say I found somewhat confusing! Surely this is worth some [...]