The COMET Initiative recognises the expertise and crucial contribution of patients and carers in developing relevant core outcome sets.
We have developed three plain language summaries:
We have also developed a whiteboard animation video:
This video explains what core outcome sets (COS) are, why they are important and how patients and the public are involved in developing COS.
You can view a subtitled version of the video (in multiple languages) here.
We acknowledge the involvement of the COS Video Development Group, including: Rosemary Humphreys; Christine Vial; Rebecca Craven; Nicola Harman; Liz Gargon; Bridget Young; Paula Williamson; Sarah Gorst and Heather Bagley.
If you are a COS developer and you decide to use this video in your COS study, we would be grateful if you could acknowledge the “What are Core Outcome Sets” COMET Initiative video.
For further information or comments, please contact Heather Bagley, COMET Patient and Public Involvement Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org