The PIF TICK is open to NHS, charity, voluntary and private sector organisations who create and publish health information. The flexible criteria were tested in cross-sector organisations, large and small.


The application and assessment process

  • Apply
  • Pre-consultation
  • Pay Fee
  • Pre Assessment Paperwork
  • Assessment
  • Action Plan
  • Action Plan Implementation
  • Sign off and certification
  • PIF TICK Awarded for 12 months
  • Reassessment and renewal of membership

The PIF TICK – application and assessment process

Fee structure

The fee for PIF TICK is annual and is based on the sector, income and size of the applying organisation. This allows equal access to the scheme for small charities and large corporate organisations.

The scheme is operated on a not-for-profit basis and fees charged cover the cost of operating the scheme.

Group membership is included in the PIF TICK fee.  This provides organisations undertaking PIF TICK with access to a range of resources including How to guides and webinars to support them through the assessment process.You can find out more about the benefits of Group membership here.

Fee ranges

  • Charitable organisation: £500-£3,000 +VAT
  • NHS Trusts and centrally funded organisations: £1,000 +VAT
  • Commercial organisations: £500 +VAT upwards

Application form

Complete the form in the link below to find out the fee that will apply to your organisation.

PIF TICK application form

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PIF TICK Criteria


Download the PIF TICK Criteria here and decide if your organisation is ready to apply to the scheme.