Patients prefer social networks to doctors and nurses

social_media_nursesPatients with long-term conditions are preferring to use social networks than traditional GPs for practical advice and day-to-day advice.

According to a survey by the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society of more than 500 UK and US Rheumatoid Arthritis patients, more people found more information online (34%) compared to that offered by both health professionals (32%) and charities (26%). Continue reading