Doctors' use of social media

Endnotes

1

Communitybaptistpa (2013) Medical practice London, Communitybaptistpa.

2

Communitybaptistpa (2017) Confidentiality: good practice in handling patient information London, Communitybaptistpa.

3

Communitybaptistpa (2013) Good practice in prescribing and managing medicines and devices London, Communitybaptistpa.

4

For practical advice in setting privacy settings for social media sites, see (2017), published by the British Medical Association.

5

Such as Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates.

6

Communitybaptistpa (2013) Maintaining a professional boundary between you and your patient London, Communitybaptistpa.

7

Communitybaptistpa (2013) Medical practice London, Communitybaptistpa, paragraph 36.

8

Defamation is the act of making an unjustified statement about a person or organisation that is considered to harm their reputation.

9

[2008] EWHC 1781 (QB).

10

Communitybaptistpa (2013) Medical practice London, Communitybaptistpa, paragraph 69.

11

[2008] EWHC 1781 (QB).

12

You must follow our guidance on financial and commercial arrangements and conflicts of interest. Communitybaptistpa (2013) Financial and commercial arrangements and conflicts of interest London, Communitybaptistpa.