Funding for this research was provided by:
United Kingdom Clinical Research Collaboration (MR/K02325X)
Received: 16 January 2020
Accepted: 24 September 2020
First Online: 6 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval for the process evaluation was given by Teesside University, School of Health and Life Sciences, Research Governance and Ethics Committee (Study number 038/13) and research and development approval was received from each NHS Trust and local authority according to their individual processes. Informed written consent to participate was obtained from all participants prior to interview.
: Not applicable.
: Subsequent to this evaluation SJ has acted as an academic advisor to iPiP when preparing a manuscript for publication and has been remunerated for this work; she was also named on two bids in the same capacity. MWh is funded as Director of NIHR’s PHR programme. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.