Consent and Participant Information Sheet
Preparation Guidance

Content: Participant Information Sheet Title

Document should be headed: 'Patient information sheet', 'Participant information sheet' or 'Information about the research'.

A consistent study title should appear on all the documents which is understandable to the intended audience. The title should explain the study in simple English.

To help you construct a meaningful title, you could consider using the acronym – I.P.O.C:

  • Intervention
  • Population
  • Outcome
  • Comparator (if appropriate)

Further guidance on study title is provided on our 'Links' page.