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This guide provides an overview of Twitter for healthcare professionals with particular focus on #AllOurHealth - a social media based course which allows staff to join in discussions and share learning about illness prevention. The guide also has information on how to get started on Twitter, different ways you might like to use it as well as the evidence base behind health professionals engaging in social media.

About #AllOurHealth

#ALLOURHEALTH

We are proud to announce that Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is a Trailblazing Organisation for the forthcoming @WeCommunities CPD programme on Twitter #AllOurHealth!

The focus for the course is Public Health and is fully funded by Public Health England. Registration is open now and the course will commence on the 4th February and end on the 8th March. You will receive a CPD certificate upon completion.

Topics for 2019 will cover:

  • Best Start in life
  • Obesity and Inactivity
  • Cardiovascular Disease prevention
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing

This course is Inter-professional – You do not need to be a Nurse to register!

You do not need to be an expert in Social Media either. Go on, give it a go!

You will be encouraged to share new ideas and innovations with Bucks Healthcare and on the #AllOurHealth platform.

Registration is open. The course will commence on 4th February and run until 8th March

Click the link now to register http://www.wecommunities.org/blogs/3440

You will need a Twitter account if you have not already signed up. When your register, please ensure that you select the green “Start Course” button at the top of the screen, then select  Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust as your home team.

Follow #AllOurHealth

Watch this video to find out more about #AllOurHealth

Want to know more?

For more information about the #Allourhealth programme, please contact

Nicky Wheels Nicola.wheels@nhs.net

Follow Nicky on Twitter @nix_edformation

When using Twitter, please ensure you are familiar with the Trust's Social Media Policy available on Swanlive.

If you need any basic advice on how to set up a Twitter account and how to tweet, contact

Sarah Lewis, Library and Knowledge Services Manager sarah.lewis23@nhs.net 

Follow Sarah on Twitter @lewis_m_sarah