Templates

To help you produce consistent, high quality information for patients, we have designed a set of user-friendly design templates. These templates are based on existing patient information materials taken from a number of NHS trusts. They follow accessibility guidelines from the Royal National Institute for the Blind, and support our overall brand identity.

Our range of templates is limited to five standard formats. Your choice of template will depend on what you want to communicate, and the financial resources available to you.

To help ensure compatibility with all printers, and to guarantee (as far as possible) good quality results, the templates are designed to be used on computers running Quark Xpress 3.0/3.3 or greater. We have not produced these templates in Word because it is not a dedicated design package, and does not have the flexibility or provide the necessary graphic tools to produce print-quality leaflets.

We appreciate that many organisations produce patient information in-house in Word, but often the design and layout is not of good enough quality – the better the design and layout of patient information, the more likely it is that the information will be read and understood.

Instructions for using the design templates can be found in the Using the Templates section.

Download Patient Information Toolkit templates

You can download the full range of templates as Quark Xpress files. They are available in the following formats:

 

A4 one-page poster

  • Available in one colour, two colours or four colours.
  • Suitable for up to 200 words in 12-point typeface.

 

A4 one-page poster visual

 

Quark File templates: (for PC users)

Quark File templates: (for Mac users)

A4 poster Black & white.qxd (31KB)

A4 poster Black & white.qxd (35KB)

A4 poster Duotone.qxd (32KB)

A4 poster Duotone.qxd (37KB)

A4 poster Full colour.qxd (36KB)

A4 poster Full colour.qxd (41KB)

A4 poster monochrome PDF (for reference)

 

A4 four-page leaflet

  • Available in one colour, two colours or four colours.
  • Suitable for up to 700 words in 12-point typeface; additional pages can be added to accommodate extra words, but format must follow that of centre pages.

A4 four-page leaflet visual

 

Quark File templates: (for PC users)

Quark File templates: (for Mac users)

A4 4pp Black & white .qxd (55KB)

A4 4pp Black & white .qxd (64KB)

A4 4pp Duotone.qxd (55KB)

A4 4pp Duotone.qxd (68KB)

A4 4pp Full colour.qxd (58KB)

A4 4pp Full colour.qxd (70KB)

A4 4pp leaflet monochrome PDF (for reference).

 

A5 four-page leaflet

  • Available in one colour, two colours or four colours.
  • Suitable for up to 500 words in 12-point typeface; additional pages can be added to accommodate extra words, but format must follow that of centre pages.

A5 four-page leaflet visual

 

Quark File templates: (for PC users)

Quark File templates: (for Mac users)

A5 4PP Black & white.qxd (55KB)

A5 4PP Black & white .qxd (58KB)

A5 4PP Duotone.qxd (55KB)

A5 4PP Duotone.qxd (60KB)

A5 4PP Full colour.qxd (58KB)

A5 4PP Full colour.qxd (63KB)

A5 4pp leaflet monochrome PDF (for reference)

 

DL six-page leaflet

  • Available in one colour, two colours or four colours.
  • Suitable for up to 850 words in 12-point typeface.

 

DL six-page leaflet visual

 

Quark File templates: (for PC users)

Quark File templates: (for Mac users)

DL 6PP Black & white.qxd (56KB)

DL 6PP Black & white.qxd (61KB)

DL 6PP Duotone.qxd (57KB)

DL 6PP Duotone.qxd (64KB)

DL 6PP Full colour.qxd (61KB)

DL 6PP Full colour.qxd (67KB)

DL 6PP monochrome PDF (for reference)

 

DL eight-page leaflet

  • Available in one colour, two colours or four colours.
  • Suitable for up to 1,200 words in 12-point typeface.

DL eight-page leaflet visual

 

Quark File templates: (for PC users)

Quark File templates: (for Mac users)

DL 8PP Black & white.qxd (65KB)

DL 8PP Black & white.qxd (68KB)

DL 8PP Duotone.qxd (66KB)

DL 8PP Duotone.qxd (73KB)

DL 8PP Full colour.qxd (70KB)

DL 8PP Full colour.qxd (77KB)

DL 8PP monochrome PDF (for reference)

Last updated: 07/06/10

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