The NHS has announced it will work with the likes of Google and Twitter to help the public get easy access to accurate NHS information about coronavirus.
Lorenzo Patrone joined a Facebook group whose members are affected by Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), a condition restricting blood flow to lower legs.
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Freddy Abnousi said researchers have evidence which suggests a person’s social life impacts their health more than almost any other major risk factor.
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Instagram and Snapchat are the most detrimental to young people’s mental health and wellbeing according to The Royal Society for Public Health.
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When Patient.co.uk wanted to promote its ‘Q score’ heart health tool, it turned to social media. Fiona Barr discovers why its Twitter and Facebook campaign both worked and won an EHI Award.
NHS Blood and Transplant has enabled users to log-on to its website using their social media credentials as part of a bid to encourage more people to donate blood.
EHI Live visitors queued up for selfies with Dr Ranj; and then headed down to the Social Media Village to hear how they could build social media into their own health and care services. Sam Sachdeva reports.
Social media “opens you up” to public view, but also gives you the opportunity to inform and inspire people, Dr Ranj told EHI Live 2014.
Paul Hodgkin wonders about the role that modern, social media tools could play in communications about Ebola; particularly when it affects the NHS.
The presenter of ‘Get Well Soon’ will be visiting EHI Live 2014. He told EHI about his “inner geek”, the role of social media in healthcare, and his experience of NHS IT.