Training for Consumer Referees

Preparing Plain Language Summaries

We have a short guide to help you when asked to comment on or prepare a summary - so that you have a better understanding of the process and requirements. 

Commenting on Cochrane Reviews

We have a short guide for those new to the Collaboration who would like to start commenting on Cochrane reviews. 

Using Checklists

The Cochrane Review Group may provide you with a checklist to guide you in making comments on reviews and protocols.  If not, please refer to this checklist with was developed by the Cochrane Consumer Network.

If this is your first time using a Consumer Referee Checklist, please refer to the Guidance document (below) for an explanation on the types of information required in each section of the checklist.