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…

EIDO library contains foreign language documents

‘If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.’ Nelson Mandela When your health is jeopardised, it can be worrying and often frightening. It becomes scarier still if you struggle to understand the information your doctor or surgeon…

Patient-centred healthcare

What is patient-centred care Patient-centred care is a move towards a type of healthcare in which the patients’ needs and desires are the focus of every conversation and decision. The Institute of Medicine describe this as ‘providing care that is respectful of, and responsive to, individual patient preferences, needs and values, and ensuring that patient…

EIDO Healthcare’s free Annual Consent Review

New cases, new learnings Consent to treatment is a complex and unpredictable field, in which laws are continuously changing in the light of new cases brought to the courts. In recent years, this is best demonstrated in the well-publicised case of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board in 2015, which had a great impact on the…

EIDO Vault – reliable digital consent

EIDO Vault is the latest in our range of digital products. An iPad app which helps clinicians consent patients before treatment, Vault promises to digitise and improve the process of obtaining consent. What is Vault? EIDO Vault is an efficient and completely paperless digital consent solution. Using an iPad, the doctor may take consent from…

The legal standard for Informed Consent

Discussions within the UK surrounding the matter of informed consent are continuously evolving, with the possibility that one case alone could change widely accepted practice on a national level. In recent years, the laws on consent have shifted from doctor-focused to unashamedly patient-focused. A crucial reason for this shift was the Supreme Court ruling in…

EIDO Healthcare poster wins first prize at NHS Resolutions conference

Informed consent litigation continues to be a major financial drain for Acute NHS Trusts in England. Over a number of years, EIDO has been tracking successful litigation payments relating to “failure to warn”, and is able to demonstrate a concerning trend: In ten years, consent litigation costs for “failure to warn” have risen by 295%. In…