‘Social media’ is defined as online social networks used to disseminate information through online interaction.
Regardless of whether social media is used for business related activity or for personal reasons, the following standards apply to members of our practice team, including general practitioners. Practitioners and team members are legally responsible for their postings online. Practitioners and team members may be subject to liability and disciplinary action including termination of employment or contract if their posts are found to be in breach of this policy.
Our practice has appointed Tiana Maxwell – Practice Manager as our social media officer with designated responsibility to manage and monitor the practice’s social media accounts. All posts on the practice’s social media websites must be approved by this person.
When using the practice’s social media, all members of our practice team will not: