Tag Archives: Social Media

Using digital technology to improve the public’s health: a guide for local authorities

By  Local Government Association (2018)

Several case studies showing how various local authorities have used digital technologies to deliver value for money.

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#StatusOfMind: social media and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

By Royal Society for Public Health (19th May 2017)

The report includes a league table of social media platforms according to their impact on young people’s mental health. YouTube tops the table as the most positive with Instagram and Snapchat coming out as the most detrimental to young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

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Knowledge strategy: harnessing the power of information to improve the public’s health

By Public Health England (October 2013)

This consultation looks at PHE’s strategic approach to knowledge and information. This strategy describes the priorities PHE proposes to support, articulates a vision and starts to outline the ways in which that vision could be realised. The consultation closes on 8th November 2013.

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Social media and employee voice: the current landscape

By CIPD (2013)

This report looks at the nature of employee voice and the impact of social media. It also considers some of the barriers to using social media to improving employee voice within organisations.

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E-mental health: what’s all the fuss about?

By Mental Health Network NHS Confederation (January 2013)

This paper looks at how the mental health sector could make the most of opportunities offered by e-mental health. It also gives examples of how service users, mental health providers and other organisations are already embracing e-mental health to bring about change.

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Assessment of Young People’s Exposure to Alcohol Marketing in Audiovisual and Online Media

By The Rand Corporation (2012)

The overall aim of the work presented in this report was to use novel approaches to measure alcohol advertisement exposure among young people in Europe through audiovisual and online media.

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Smartphone application for antibiotic prescribing

By Department of Health (2012)

This report describes the development and implementation in Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, one of nine showcase hospitals, and the National Centre for Infection Prevention and Management of a smartphone application for the trust’s antibiotic prescribing policy. The aim of the report is to help directors of infection prevention and control decide whether they should consider using smartphone technology as a cost-effective means of disseminating policy and guidelines to improve practice at the point of care.

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