Box 6.3

Review, reflect, revise: updating contact lists, messages, and materials

Most sites will have done a great deal of groundwork for dissemination planning well before they prepare to close the study. Now is the time to revisit and revise all of the materials, outreach event formats, and lists of stakeholders that you have developed and compiled over the years. These resources should inform your dissemination plan. Decide which strategies have worked well in the past and should be reused. Take a hard look as well at which previous communications attempts did not work ideally and should be either improved or left out this time around.

You should assess and update your: