FOI 5478-social media policy

Date: 18 September 2019 to 18 September 2022

  1. Do you have a staff social media policy? 

 

  1. Do you have a policy or guidance on staff use of messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, Siilo, Forward? 

 

  1. Does your Trust actively discourage the use of WhatsApp?

 

  1. In the past two calendar years, have any staff been formally disciplined for the inappropriate use of messaging apps at work (ie for sharing clinical information) or for using unapproved messaging apps? If yes, how many? 

 

  1. Are you aware how many staff use WhatsApp for work-based communication with colleagues? If yes, how many?

 

  1. Have you recommended or implemented a messaging platform for use across your Trust? If yes, which app or platform do you use? 
  • Request ID:
    FOI 5478
  • Category:
    Trust - Copies of reports, minutes, correspondence, certificates etc.
  • Response:
    1. Do you have a staff social media policy?Yes

     

    1. Do you have a policy or guidance on staff use of messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, Siilo, Forward? -The Social Media Policy details  the use of social media and the responsibilities of staff.

     

    1. Does your Trust actively discourage the use of WhatsApp? No

     

    1. In the past two calendar years, have any staff been formally disciplined for the inappropriate use of messaging apps at work (ie for sharing clinical information) or for using unapproved messaging apps? If yes, how many? No

     

    1. Are you aware how many staff use WhatsApp for work-based communication with colleagues? If yes, how many? No, we do not hold this information.

     

    1. Have you recommended or implemented a messaging platform for use across your Trust? If yes, which app or platform do you use?No.