RCGP publishes social media guidance

19 March 2013

The first-ever practical guide to help UK doctors navigate their way around the ethical and confidentiality dilemmas of social media has been published by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).

The Social Media Highway Code is a collation of practical and supportive advice based around a 10-point plan. The advice was provided by a range of people with an interest in social media, including doctors, nurses, journalists, lawyers, students and patients.

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