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Social Media Week - Programme of events and ticket details

With NELFT’s second annual Social Media Week only 1 week away, here is a rundown on some of the events that have been organised – along with details on how you can obtain free tickets for the events.

The Trust is running a varied programme of events aimed at making people aware of our social media platforms and how you can use social media to interact with your audience.

These will be held throughout the week at our social media week hub in CEME, Rainham, Essex, as well as in Basildon,Thorpe Coombe in Walthamstow and at Goodmayes Hospital in Ilford.

We will also have special guests attending throughout the week who will be delivering presentations related to the event.


Monday 11 September (12.30pm-5pm)

Venue: Phoenix House, Basildon SS14 3EZ

Social media drop-in sessions - hosted by NELFT Social Media officer Kyle Grieve @KGrieve13

Tuesday 12 September

Venue: CEME Centre, Rainham, Essex RM13 8GQ

10-11am: How digital technology is helping to shape the future of CAMHS and children services

Guest Speakers: Healthy London Partnership @HealthyLDN
Emma Selby (EWMHS digital lead and My Mind Co-Founder) @EmmySelby

2pm-3pm: Using Facebook and Instagram to engage with young people

(Instagram takeover on EWMHS)

Wednesday 13 September

Venue: Thorpe Coombe, site (NELFT), Walthamstow

9:30am-12pm: Social media staff drop-in sessions

Venue: Talking Therapies service, Older Adults Building - Goodmayes Hospital, Ilford IG3 8XJ

2pm-3pm: How clinicians can use social media to engage with patients and build their professional network
NELFT speakers: Cathrine Lawson - Team Leader 0-19 Integrated Universal and Early Intervention Services B&D @Catgirl1205
Fola Akinmutande - Transformation Lead Health Visitor @FolaHV
External speaker: Tanita Cross, Digital Content Officer, General Medical Council @TanitaCross

Thursday 14 September

Venue: CEME Centre, Rainham, Essex RM13 8GQ

10-11am: Major incident comms: Using social media as an emergency service and how to engage during incidents
Guest speaker: Anna Macarthur from London Ambulance Service @Macarthuranna

3-4pm: Engaging with consumers: How you can use social media to build your brand

Guest Speaker: Laura Raphael from Esquire UK

Friday 15 September

Venue: CEME Centre, Rainham, Essex RM13 8GQ

Twitter takeover - providing a platform for staff and service users to tell their story - Ben King @MrBenKing

2-4pm: Using social media as a platform for Quality Improvement - with speakers from @NELFT and the @NELFTQIP team

To obtain tickets for any of the events, please register at the following Event Brite website address:

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As well as social media sessions, the Trust has also organised three Tweetchats where anyone is able to join in. Follow NELFT on Twitter for further information nearer the time at @NELFT


Tuesday 12 September

11:30am-12:30pm: Tweetchat - Healthy London Partnership

Wednesday 13 September

4pm-5pm: Tweetchat - Lessons learned from #NHSCyberAttack - Daniel Reynolds (NHS Providers) @NHSProviders

Thursday 14 September

4pm-5pm: Tweetchat - The importance of sharing patient feedback with Mog Heraghty @MogAdon and Nicola Tysoe @NELFT_PE (Patient Experience)

For further information about social media week, please email the Communications team at:

To read more about last year’s inaugural event visit the news article on the NELFT website at: