St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is looking to reach out to patients and the public via the social networking sites Twitter and Facebook. Followers can receive daily updates about the work of the hospital through Twitter and even become a fan of St George’s on Facebook. Information provided on these sites includes the latest St George’s news and details of career opportunities.

David Astley, Chief Executive at St George’s said, “With so much happening across the Trust we are keen to explore new ways to reach a wider audience. Engaging with social media is one way in which we can do this and builds on the work we have done to develop our website. By joining social networking sites we are able to help the public gain a better understanding about the work we do and the range of expert healthcare services we provide.”


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