Funding for this research was provided by:
Health Services and Delivery Research Programme (13/54/34)
Received: 15 August 2018
Accepted: 7 January 2019
First Online: 19 January 2019
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: Research ethics approval was obtained from the National Research Ethics Committee North West – GM West, 16/08/2016, ref.: 16/NW/0552. Research participants provided written consent to participate in the research study prior to data collection.
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