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Unlock the professional benefits of Twitter

The online network can provide nurses with a platform to explain what they do, share ideas and keep abreast of news and innovations

The online network can provide nurses with a platform to explain what they do, share ideas and keep abreast of news and innovations, writes Anne Taylor

Using Twitter professionally is an excellent platform for articulating what I do as a district nurse, but many nurses I talk to about tweeting are concerned about inadvertently breaking the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC's) Code (2018), and allowing their work life to spill in to personal time.

These are completely valid concerns but, in my experience, used with care and self-discipline, Twitter is a tool that nursing in general, and community nursing in particular, cannot do without.

Twitter accounts to explore
  • @theRCN (The Royal College of Nursing (RCN))
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