Innovations in digital consent – introducing Concentric Health

01 Nov 2021 19:00 - 20:00 via Microsoft Teams LIVE


Globally with over 300 million operations performed per year, consent for treatment is a big issue. For many, paper-based consent remains the standard of care, however multiple studies have highlighted problems with illegibility, errors of omission, lost forms, and poor efficiency. The General Medical Council and Royal College of Surgeons guidelines emphasise the importance of shared decision-making and informed consent. Learn how innovations in digital consent have been transforming the consent process.

Concentric is revolutionising the way healthcare professionals share treatment decisions and consent their patients. It uses industry leading technology to enable digital and remote consent, informed by patient outcomes. It is now in use across many different international providers, including UK NHS Trusts and private clients. Learn about the rationale for digital consent and how to implement it and find out why Concentric aims to offer the best medical consent platform on the planet.


Edward St John

Edward St John FRCS PhD is a consultant oncoplastic breast & general surgeon. He is passionate about healthcare and effective, safe innovation and is Chair of the Association of Breast Surgery iBRA-NET Innovation Group. He is also an NHS clinical entrepreneur fellow & Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Concentric Health, an industry leading platform for digital consent. Amongst other skills he has domain expertise in eHealth and digital consent.

Rory Dyke

Rory Dyke MRCS MSc is a Core Surgical Trainee working at Lewisham & Greenwich NHS trust. He is interested in Trauma & Orthopaedics, innovation in healthcare and medical education. He has recently completed a Masters degree at the University of Edinburgh in which he wrote his dissertation on a comparison of digital and paper consenting processes in Trauma & Orthopaedics.

Hirah Rizki

Hirah Rizki FRCS is an Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and has been using Concentric in her clinical practice since starting as a Consultant in March this year. Hirah will share her reflections on the clinician and patient experience of embedding Concentric as the default consent process.

Paul Lidder

Paul Lidder FRCS MD is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. Currently leading the deployment of Concentric's digital consent application across the Trust, Paul will share his experience of transforming the consent process across an NHS Trust.

Adam Blackburn

Adam Blackburn FRCS is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon working at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead and the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford. He will be talking about using digital consent for his private practice ( He will discuss the rational for using Concentric for his private practice and how it helps him and his patients. 

Who should attend

  • Surgeons, Anaesthetists and interventional Medics
  • GPs offering minor surgery
  • CCIO, CIO, IT, Improvement & Innovation Officers, Legal teams.

What you'll learn

  • Understand latest updates in consent guidelines
  • Understand issues associated with paper-based consent.
  • Find out about innovations in digital consent.
  • Learn how Concentric Health works – hear directly from active users.

How to join

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