Category list : Social media
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The object in question resembles a toddler’s drinking cup. It’s plastic and there’s a lid from which protrudes a wide, circular spout. But you won’t find a Thomas the Tank Engine logo on it, as this receptacle – the plastic spouted beaker – is what many older patients in care homes and some NHS wards are given to drink from.
Online patient feedback, such as posts on social media sites, can provide accurate near real-time representations of the quality of care in NHS hospitals, according to researchers.
Critical care nurses in Kent say they are successfully using social media to share best practice and ideas, including when it comes to raising awareness of potentially deadly sepsis.
A “comprehensive” guide to help nurses and other health professionals use social media appropriately and to its best effect has been launched by Skills for Health.
Nursing associates: an asset to the service?Subscription
A recent on- and off-line debate revealed the concerns the nursing profession has about the possible impact of creating a new ‘nursing associate’ role.
Nurse becomes advisor to diabetes patient forumSubscription
A nurse from University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has joined a panel of leading clinical experts for Europe’s largest diabetes forum.
'Lack of support on placement? Get trending'Subscription
This time last year I was preparing myself for my first placement of my first year of learning disability nursing training; I was terrified.
Clinical research benefits go viral via TwitterSubscription
Clinical research nurses were part of a team that started a Twitter campaign to communicate about the hidden world of research, and it has now gone global
Warning from NMC in new social media guidance Subscription
Nurses could risk their registration if they act in an unprofessional or unlawful way online, new guidance on the use of social media has warned.
NMC code advice on digital communicationsSubscription
The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s new code takes the first step in promoting online professionalism and appropriate behaviour in the use of social networking