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Why I need a cough assist

My local primary care trust, NHS Sussex, refuses to supply me with a cough assist machine which will keep me out of hospital when I have a chest infection. H...
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Prize-Winning App Helps Users Spot Accessible Places - Disability Scoop

Prize-Winning App Helps Users Spot Accessible Places - Disability Scoop | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it
A new app designed to help people with disabilities locate accessible venues in their communities is getting a boost after being named a winner in a national contest.
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Abbi's Campaign - 1 in a million | Facebook

Abbi's Campaign - 1 in a million | Facebook | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

Hey guys! It's three weeks until the big dive and we've raised £1840 online so just a £160 to go to reach our target!

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How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching

How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

'Academics are trained to manage data streams and to make informed appraisals of the sources we find. These skills suit social media perfectly; what is still needed is to develop strategies to listen to our peers and audiences better, and to learn how to react publicly.

 

Twitter can considerably level the playing field: you are not on the podium or on a stage. It is not meant to be an auditorium, but a seminar room.'


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Miracles can happen

Our recent you tube camapign to secure secure a patient registry worth $50,000 for children with congenital myasthenic syndrome

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By far the most commented on thing for MDC last week, campaigning for a cough machine

By far the most commented on thing for MDC last week, campaigning for a cough machine | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it
Facebook helps you connect and share with the people in your life.
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Is social media strengthening the position of journalists? | MHP Communications

Is social media strengthening the position of journalists? | MHP Communications | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

...And by extension, anybody else who is a trusted source? It's all about trust!

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How To Use Facebook To Enchant Your Customers

'Twitter is a link economy, and Facebook is not. Now, I post—and encourage fans to post—pictures

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@NHS: How the NHS uses Twitter

@NHS: How the NHS uses Twitter | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it
There aren't many free, rapid channels of communication that are popular with younger people, but Twitter is one of them, finds Ben Whitelaw...
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New from Delicious.com - Discover Yourself!

Keep, share, and discover the best of the Web using Delicious, the world's leading social bookmarking service.
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230 Million Tweets Per Day, 50 Million Daily Users And Other Twitter Stats - AllTwitter

230 Million Tweets Per Day, 50 Million Daily Users And Other Twitter Stats - AllTwitter | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

Even people not on Twitter, are on Twitter:  "there are 300 million monthly visitors who don’t even have a Twitter account, but find value in reading tweets or checking out profiles."

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Why do disabled cinemagoers get the worst seats in the house?

Why do disabled cinemagoers get the worst seats in the house? | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

This blog by Trailblazer Tanvi Vyas on the guardian website prompted lots of comment. Tanvi interacted with commenters and explained what the campaign was all about.

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Headline Help: We Tweeted, You Responded

Headline Help: We Tweeted, You Responded | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it
We decided to see if we could get our users more involved in the editorial process by using Twitter to crowdsource headline suggestions. It was a big hit.
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How to optimize the clickthrough rate (CTR) of the links you’re tweeting

How to optimize the clickthrough rate (CTR) of the links you’re tweeting | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

With tips on length, link postioning and pace, Dan Zarrella on "How to Get More Clicks on Twitter"

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Jon’s fight for vital cough assist

If you regularly check our website, facebook etc you will have heard that Jon Hastie - a 30 year old with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and winner of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign’s most inspirat...
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Creating a hospital Social Media plan: Five basic concepts

Creating a hospital Social Media plan: Five basic concepts | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

Christina Thielst, FACHE, identifies five basic concepts for hospitals to keep in mind as they develop or enhance their social media plans:

 

1. Assess the hospital's readiness.

2. Experiment.

3. Start small and go slow.

4. Create dialogue among disciplines.

5. Monitor analytics


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A PGD blog: More research news from the Muscular dystrophy campaign

A PGD blog: More research news from the Muscular dystrophy campaign | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

A blog by Shona Davison

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10 Valuable Tips for NGOs on Twitter - achieve your goals and objectives

10 Valuable Tips for NGOs on Twitter - achieve your goals and objectives | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

#11 Curate!


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40 Interesting and Mind Blowing Social Media Infographics - tripwire magazine

40 Interesting and Mind Blowing Social Media Infographics - tripwire magazine | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it
Instead of poring over figures and long reports to decipher data, an infographic can immediately explain what the data actually means...
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Surgeons tout Twitter use at hospitals to enhance training

Surgeons tout Twitter use at hospitals to enhance training | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

Two surgeons from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Science are advocating the use of Twitter and other social media to their peers in order to accelerate and enhance the flow of information for medical training.


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The NHS & NHS Reform Today, 2011/09/29 edition

The NHS & NHS Reform Today, 2011/09/29 edition | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Muscular Dystrophy Campaign.

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Content curation

A curator used to be a guy who showed you around a museum, now we can all curate and your museum is the internet...sort of.

Here are some recent experiments I have been doing...

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The Facebook Chart That Freaks Google Out

The Facebook Chart That Freaks Google Out | Social media workshop resources | Scoop.it

Facebook is sticky! Which means people saty on pages for a long time.

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Even the UK police are onTwitter

"there are 556 UK 'twoppers' (cops who tweet)."

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Lights, Camera, Access Documentary Trailer

The Lights, Camera, Access documentary is part of a campaign by trailblazers which aims to highlight the barriers many disabled people face. The campaign rev...
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