Amy Price considers the impact that patient participation can have at health care conferences: increased information flow, greater reach and impact, and deeper engagement in the conversation of tweets compared to physicians or researchers.[read the full story...]
This jointly authored blog is written by André Tomlin and the people who attended a PenCLAHRC blogging workshop in Exeter yesterday. As a group they consider the findings of a qualitative systematic review of attitudes toward the ethics of research using social media.[read the full story...]
André Tomlin is live tweeting and live podcasting from the third annual MQ Mental Health Science Meeting in London, 2-3 Feb 2017.[read the full story...]
Una Foye and Josefien Breedvelt from the Mental Health Foundation publish their debut elf blog on a recent systematic narrative review that aimed to identify and summarise research examining depression and anxiety in the context of social networking websites.[read the full story...]
Today we are launching #BeyondTheRoom; an exciting new digital conference service that will create a buzz around your event, extend your reach, facilitate a democratic conversation, create a legacy and report on the impact of your social media activity.
We can bring live tweeting, live blogging, live podcasting and live streaming to YOUR event.[read the full story...]
This post accompanies a talk I’m giving in Cardiff today at the Research with Impact conference organised by Health and Care Research Wales. Please read the blog, peruse my slides and let me know what you think. It’s an exciting time for us elves![read the full story...]
Jonny Benjamin shares his personal story of using social media to manage his own mental health.
The award-winning mental health campaigner has been an inspiration to many, through his frank and hugely informative YouTube channel. His films cover everything from recovery to poetry.[read the full story...]
Chris Pell reviews a recent US survey of young adults, which suggests that social media use was significantly associated with increased depression.[read the full story...]
Our #EvidenceLive blogging team look at a study of Twitter traffic and service quality performance in hospital settings in the US.[read the full story...]
André Tomlin presents his review of 2015, the year when the Mental Elf came of age. He highlights our top mental health blogs, showcases the #WeCATS and #ElfCampfire activities and explains how the new National Elf Service website can help you engage more with relevant and reliable research.[read the full story...]