You are friendly with this pharmacist and you begin discussing interacting with patients online through social media. Out pharmacist reveals that he sometimes communicates with patients on social media. On one occasion he described how he found the patient on social media and messaged the patient to tell him that he needed to come to the surgery for urgent review before the patient could be prescribed more blood pressure medicine.
Is this use of social media appropriate for a registered pharmacist?
- Yes 14%
- No 86%
Would you report this pharmacist to the GPhC?
- Yes 34%
- No 66%