Patient Organisations

What is a core outcome set?

The Core Outcome Set / COMET plain language summary

This summary explains what outcomes are and the problems with using different outcomes in research. It also explains what core outcomes sets are, including how they are developed, and it sets out what the COMET Initiative is trying to achieve.

You can download the Summary here.


The Core Outcome Set video

This animation explains why core outcome sets are needed, what they are and how they are developed. You can watch the video here.


What is a Delphi study?

The Delphi Process plain language summary

This summary explains what outcomes and consensus processes are and what happens in a Delphi process. You can download the Summary here.


No Choice of Outcomes About us Without us Webinar

This is a recording of a webinar with UK patient organisations (July 2019) about core outcome set development and uptake.

Click here to watch