Nursing and Midwifery Council: social networking guidance

The Nursing & Midwifery Council provides social networking guidance. The guide provides Quote - Nursing 2information on how to use social media responsibly and how the Code can be applied to social media use.

Nurses and midwives may put their registration at risk, and students may jeopardise their ability to join our register, if they act in any way that is unprofessional or unlawful on social media including ”

“This guidance, which underpins the Code, covers the need to use social media and social networking sites responsibly.

It is not intended to cover every social media situation that a nurse or midwife may face, however it sets out broad principles to enable them to think through issues and act professionally, ensuring public protection at all times.”

Download or access the guide: http://www.nmc.org.uk/standards/guidance/social-networking-guidance/

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