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INFOrm4U (Patient Information Leaflets)

Patients require comprehensive and impartial information in order to make informed decisions, yet the provision of this information can be a daunting task in a continuously changing medico-legal landscape. This is where EIDO’s INFOrm4U platform comes in.

EIDO’s library of 370 leaflets provides high quality, evidence-based consent information leaflets
which meet the highest standards of information provision for patients. In addition to being accurate, impartial, balanced and evidence-based, the leaflets are also Crystal Marked by the Plain English Campaign, ensuring they are easy for patients to understand. EIDO’s information leaflets have also received endorsement from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and are certified by the Department of Health’s Information Standard.

Key benefits of access to the EIDO library include:

  • Reliable and up-to-date content, continuously reviewed by an expert editorial board
  • Leaflets can be personalised for individual healthcare professionals
  • Improved shared decision-making
  • Increased patient satisfaction
  • Reduced risk of litigation
  • 24/7 secure access via an online download centre

be INFOrMED (E-learning for Health Professionals)

EIDO is the UK’s leading provider of online education for healthcare professionals on the medicolegal principles of consent to treatment. Developed and maintained by leading experts in health law, be INFOrMED helps professionals understand the legal framework in which they operate.

Consent law is a highly complex area, and one that is constantly evolving as new cases are decided by the courts. The be INFOrMED course is modular and structured around problembased learning, with optional modules exploring consent in specialist areas such as obstetrics, paediatrics, A&E and research. Continually updated to reflect the latest developments in the law, the course is also certified for 12 CPD hours.