No likes, follows, paid ratings: Here is what NMC new ethics guidelines spell out to doctors on use of social media
Taking a stand against the various social media websites, as well as apps that list and rate doctors and where doctors can get a higher " reach" by paying for "likes" , "followers" and even "ratings", the National Medical Commission (NMC), in its recently issued guidelines have called for a complete stop to these unethical practices.
The National Medical Commission (NMC) recently released the draft of Registered Medical Practitioner Professional Conduct Regulations, 2022 in the public domain, inviting comments on the same from the various stakeholders. Given the rise of the use of internet media in particular social media, for the first time, the NMC has introduced a section within the ethics guidelines called CONDUCT OF RMPs ON SOCIAL MEDIA
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