Social media and its influence in healthcare


Today, through the use of the World Wide Web, information sharing is highly prevalent in social media. It is therefore vital for healthcare officials to be social savvy to avoid patient imbreachment.

It is, however, deemed important that healthcare officials consider whether their social posts are tied to professional practice to avoid harming their professional careers due to unethical use of social media.

The Nursing & Midwifery Council shares guidance on how to use social media responsibility.