Funding for this research was provided by:
Arthritis Research UK (20031)
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Received: 24 September 2017
Accepted: 10 July 2018
First Online: 31 July 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was obtained from the NRES Committee North West (Greater Manchester North) [12/NW/0841] and the University of Salford Research Ethics Panel prior to the start of the study. Approvals have been obtained from the Research and Development departments and therapy service managers at each hospital. Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and informed consent training were completed by all Occupational Therapists and research facilitators taking part in this study. Eligible participants had provided written, informed consent prior to the commencement of the study.
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