EIDO’s Consent Review – 4th edition

Now in its 4th edition, the Consent Review examines recent court cases, draws out the learnings and provides guidance for health professionals navigating a challenging time.
Working with leading UK law firm Browne Jacobson, the Consent Review explores how the pandemic has impacted the provision of information from a surgeon to their patient.

The importance of health literacy

Health literacy is the term used to describe the capability of an individual to understand the information they’re given in a healthcare setting and use this information when making decisions about their own care. The below definition from the World Health Organization gives further insight into what health literacy is: The personal characteristics and social…

EIDO Consent e-Learning Course

The ruling of the Supreme Court in the case of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board in 2015 drastically changed the landscape of healthcare, which is now becoming increasingly patient-centred. UK courts have been developing a better understanding of the principles of informed consent and it is crucial that clinical staff have a proper awareness of their…

Temos International and EIDO Healthcare Launch Cooperation

Working together to improve the doctor-patient relationship Global accreditation leader, Temos International Healthcare Accreditation (TEMOS), announces the launch of its strategic collaboration with UK-based EIDO Healthcare (EIDO) to help hospitals and clinics meet their legal and ethical obligations to patients.  These two international leaders in healthcare services will work together to assist hospitals and clinics…

Challenges to the consent process

Making sure a patient completely understands the details about their upcoming procedure is crucial to truly informed consent. For two decades EIDO Healthcare have been supplying health professionals with resources and support to aid the consent process and make the conversations around it more harmonious for both doctor and patient. Consent is the voluntary and…

Assisting each other during a pandemic – Heartwarming stories

The entire world is facing a situation unlike anything this generation has ever seen. What with stories of illness and uncertainty dominating the news, lockdown resulting in prolonged separation from loved ones and the financial impact that furlough and job loss has had on thousands, it’s unsurprising that anxiety is on the rise. [1] During…

Informed consent post COVID-19 [Webinar]

Allowing patients to engage remotely with consent information, and even complete a draft consent form prior to admission, offers clear benefits over a paper-based pathway.

EIDO Healthcare enters partnership with Temos Hellas Ltd in Greece and Cyprus

EIDO Healthcare being the leading provider of consent content for surgical patient education, we’re expanding our global outreach so people all around the globe receive the quality information they deserve. New approaches toward better clinical outcomes strongly promote patient involvement in care, where the patient is an informed counterpart of the whole care process. In…

The new law around organ donation

As of 20 May, the law around organ donation has changed. The new ‘opt-out’ system is now in place, meaning all adults are considered organ donors unless they record their decision not to.

Our improved notification system

We’ve recently upgraded our Download Centre with a notification system. This new feature enables us to share library updates and improvements with our customers, right in the Download Centre.

Top Healthcare Conferences in 2020

Conferences are an important way of creating and maintaining ties within the healthcare community and keeping up to date with the latest medical and technological innovations. The EIDO team is excited to attend the following conferences this year, both here in the UK and around the globe! We’ll be showcasing our digital products which promise…

EIDO Healthcare partners with James IV Association of Surgeons

EIDO Healthcare are delighted to announce our new partnership with James IV Association of Surgeons. James IV will support us in highlighting the importance of informed consent and quality patient information throughout the world. James IV Association The James IV Association of Surgeons is an exclusive group of surgical leaders from around the globe. Their regional…