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06.03.2017

[VIDEO] Richard Brady on why doctors use Social Media

By Jamie Doggett

Richard Brady on why doctors use Social Media

Richard Brady – an NHS Colorectal Surgeon and Specialty Registrar working in the north of England began in April 2016, to collaborate with his peers online using the social media hashtag #colorectalsurgery. The community has seen enormous growth with over 55 million impressions from over 2000 individual healthcare professional users.

Richard here describes the reasons why he as a doctor is passionate about using social media. In the full interview we sat down in his operating theatre to ask him about #colorectalsurgery and get his views on the proliferation of healthcare professionals using social media professionally.

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Jamie Doggett

As Associate Director of Insights, Jamie leads the Analytics and Insights Team overseeing the development of insights. He works with teams to ensure the highest standards of research outputs, client delivery, and technology development.

Jamie is a country boy at heart having grown up on the sunny Isle of Wight and enjoys adventures which is reflected in a love for travel and travel literature.