Complaints against doctors double

Social media blamed for increase in medical complaints A report commissioned by the General Medical Council believes the influence of social media and negative press coverage is encouraging more patients to issue complaints against their doctors. The research team from Plymouth University found that despite no evidence of falling standards within the profession, the number of complaints […]

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Does social media have a place in the healthcare profession?

With our smart phones a mere finger strut away, keeping in touch with families and friends, researching our interests and arranging our social calendars has never been easier, with social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin enabling us to connect in a staggering variety of ways, either with people we know, or complete […]

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