About PIF TICK
The PIF TICK is the only UK quality mark for trusted health information
When you see the PIF TICK on leaflets, websites, apps or videos it shows an organisation’s health information has been through a professional and robust production process. Members must show they meet 10 key steps to gain accreditation. The Patient Information Forum (PIF) runs the scheme.
Why it is important
With so much health information out there, it can be hard to know what to trust. The PIF TICK is a sign of health information you can trust.
People wanted a simple and easy way to recognise information which is:
To display a TICK, members must show their health information production process is robust. It must meet 10 key steps. This helps you know the information can be trusted. Find out more about the steps and how they are assessed here.
Having access to trustworthy health information helps you:
Why is the PIF TICK important?
Patients and members tell us why they believe the TICK is important.
Find out what it means for an organisation to become a member.
Read about who we are and our vision for healthcare information.
PIF TICK members tell us why they joined the scheme, why a quality mark matters and how they create their health information.
Top tips and guides to finding trusted health information.