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Read the latest United General Practice Australia media release
Comprehensive list of useful social media resources for GPs and practice staff.
AHPRA policy for registered health practitioners’ Social media policy
Royal College of General Practitioners – Social media highway code
Social media and the medical profession: A guide to online professionalism for medical practitioners and medical students
How to set up a Facebook business account
Facebook useful links
Managing a page
Privacy for Pages
How to use Facebook
Help for using other devises
How to set up a Twitter account
Twitter useful links
How to use Twitter?
How to set up a LinkedIn account
LinkedIn useful links
How to set up a YouTube account
YouTube useful links
Popular blogging websites
Doctors Bag by Edwin Kruys
AMS Doctor – Dr Timothy Senior (focuses on working with aboriginal people)
Dr Justin Coleman
To support safe and professional social media usage by GPs and general practice staff, the RACGP has developed the Guide for the use of social media in general practice (the Guide). It includes tips for using social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and blogs within a general practice context. The Guide contains a social media policy template which can be adapted to your practice. Guide for the use of social media in general practice
Tthe AMA social media policy which explains the importance of maintain professionalism as health care providers when using social media. This document provides guidelines to assist health care professionals to maintain professional standards which using social media.
This document outlines some ethical principles that health care professionals can use as a guide on how to conduct in their relationships with patients, colleagues and society.
This document provides a guide for health care professionals to ensure that their online communications meet their professional obligations and protect their patients. It encourages healthcare professional to use social media and provides a guide on how to get the most out of this means of online communication.
As stated in the guidelines, these Guidelines were jointly developed by the National Boards responsible for regulating registered health practitioners in Australia.