Social media and its role in healthcare

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Social media can be used as a valuable source for scouting information, however the information retrieved on social media cannot always be deemed credible.

Using social media in an unprofessional manner could potentially be detrimental to their professional careers. Therefore, it is important for healthcare professionals to be informed about the ethical rules regarding social media privacy.  

Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) has compiled the following guidelines to ensure healthcare officials follow the correct procedures.