Received: 12 February 2018
Accepted: 21 May 2018
First Online: 9 June 2018
: CdW worked as a general practitioner in the West of Scotland from 2007 to 2014 and was a part-time PhD student with Glasgow University from 2011 to 2017. PB and COD both have extensive experience of primary care research and education and were CdW’s educational supervisors. CdW’s surgery was in Lanarkshire, a health board adjacent to the general practices in this study. He had met a small number of the participants in passing prior to the study while attending different educational events, but there had been no significant previous social or professional interactions.
: The study was submitted to and approved by the Glasgow University’s College of Medicine, Veterinary & Life Science’s Ethical Committee, reference number 2012054. All participants provided written, informed consent before the interviews were conducted.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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