Funding for this research was provided by:
Department of Health (Connected Health Cities is a Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) led programme funded by the Department of Health and delivered by a consortium of academic and NHS organisations across the north of England)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-12-01
Received: 12 May 2019
Accepted: 1 December 2019
First Online: 10 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the NHS England Health Research Authority (IRAS ID 234292), and the University of Manchester Research Ethics Committee (UREC ID 2017–2012-4222). Individual informed written consent was given by all participants in the study.
: All participants consented to the use of the data collected in this study by the authors, and the use of pseudonymised quotations. Written consent for this was obtained from all participants using an ethics-board-approved information sheet and informed consent form.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.