Top Medical Conferences in the UK in 2019

EIDO Healthcare is pleased to announce its planned attendance at these top medical conferences taking place in the coming year. We look forward to engaging with customers and industry specialists. We have a number of new products we will be showcasing, so please pop by our stand and have a chat with us about informed…

The importance of ‘chat’ when dealing with patients

One of the most astonishing moments of my professional career occurred when a dignified, older surgeon approached me immediately after I’d delivered a teaching session on communication skills for medico-legal risk reduction.  Nervously adjusting his immaculately-knotted tie, he remarked how much he’d appreciated my suggestion to use a casual comment or two to create an…

EIDO’s 2nd Annual Consent Review available for free download

In 2017 EIDO Healthcare published its first edition of the Annual Consent Review, which contained a summary and analysis of recent court cases involving informed consent, all especially notable in the wake of the landmark Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board ruling in March 2015. The purpose of the Annual Consent Review is to bring to public attention a selection of cases in…

EIDO Healthcare to attend the first International Patient Experience Symposium

EIDO Healthcare is pleased to announce it will be attending the inaugural International Patient Experience Symposium this month in Abu Dhabi. The IPX is a conference with the aim of aiding and informing healthcare professionals on how best to deliver the greatest possible clinical, emotional and physical care to their patients. Event Details The conference…

EIDO Healthcare to showcase new products at Health Plus Care 2018

Health+Care, incorporating the Digital Healthcare Show, provides a platform for more than 10,000 senior health and social care professionals to come together to forge new partnerships and productive ways of working in challenging times. The main focus is on the delivery of cultural, service, system and digital transformation that’s essential to securing the future of…

Free 6 Month Trial Sponsored By RCS

Almost 50% of acute NHS Trusts use EIDO’s informed consent patient information library to inform their patients prior to surgery. In 2018 alone, approximately two million NHS patients have been empowered by EIDO’s documents to make fully-informed decisions about their care. NHS Trusts that don’t already use EIDO’s procedure-specific library can now benefit from a…

Informed Consent – Do we get it?

It has now been three years since the Supreme Court passed down its landmark ruling in the Montgomery v Lanarkshire case. The question for clinicians when considering consent continues to be: do we get it? Yes, the question has an amusing double meaning, but the reality is far more serious. Do we understand what is needed now from the consent process and,…

Education Grants For 2017 Patient First Conference

Patient First is the national healthcare event for UK healthcare and patient safety professionals,  created to support Professor Don Berwick’s call for a learning culture and providing two days of compelling content for boards, doctors, nurses, managers, pharmacists and all those concerned about delivering improved safety outcomes to patients and service users. In it’s fourth…

Plain English Campaign awards lifetime membership to EIDO Healthcare

EIDO has recently been made a lifetime member of the Plain English Campaign, after more than fifteen years producing quality information for consent, making it one of only 7 healthcare organisations which have been  awarded this honour. From the very beginning, the success of EIDO’s patient information documents has rested on the clarity of their…

EIDO Healthcare launches Annual Consent Review at ASGBI

Cementing its place as an industry leader in informed consent, EIDO Healthcare has this year launched its inaugural Annual Consent Review at the ASGBI Surgical Congress in Glasgow. EIDO Healthcare EIDO Healthcare has been providing patient information documents to support consent for nearly 2 decades through its flagship product, EIDO Inform. Approximately half of NHS…

EIDO Healthcare prepares for 20th year with brand refresh

Since it started in 1999 with a small set of documents created in Microsoft Word, EIDO Healthcare has come a long way. The goal of EIDO Healthcare has been, and continues to be, to provide surgeons and healthcare professionals with the tools they require to obtain informed consent from patients. It now boasts a library…

EIDO Healthcare accredited by The Information Standard (NHS)

Patients that are about to consent to a surgery or treatment path need to understand the proposed treatment and be informed about the risks, benefits and alternatives of the surgery or treatment. Only then can they make an informed decision. The information they are given needs to be clear, accurate, evidence-based and up to date.…