GP feedback wanted on draft social media policy

The Social Media Policy sets out standards for use of websites, social networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn, microblogs such as Twitter, content sharing platforms like YouTube and Instagram, as well as discussion forums and message boards.

The health regulator warned it was “almost impossible to separate public and professional life in a social media environment” and that with society’s increased use of these networks, health professionals need to “be as careful about what they say