Past events

'Communication Technology and Social Media: Ethical Challenges for Health and Social Care'

UKCEN 14th Annual Conference, 16-17 June 2014, St Peter Port, Guernsey

The conference theme is ethical issues for health and social care in relation to the use of social media and will be of interest to all professionals working within a health and social care context or are involved in the ethical/legal dimensions of health and social care.

Topics include -

Protecting the vulnerable: the bad and the ugly of social media—What is your ethical responsibility?

What do the regulators say—the NMC, HCPC and GMC perspective.

Electronic health and social care records –the ethical considerations for current and future practice.

The ethics of supporting the social patient.

Professional development and networking: making social media work for you the ethical way.

Managing sensitive information in a social world.


Speakers include -

Jim Wild - Social Worker, Writer, Trainer, Activist & Founder of The Centre For Active & Ethical Learning;

Paul Sadler - Head of IT, Health & Social Service Department, Guernsey;

Glenn Batey - Community Nurse, Learning Disability Forensic Service;

Jonathon Jones - Health and Care Professions Council.


For more information see here.