Funding for this research was provided by:
University of Greenwich
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-11-01
Received: 6 September 2018
Accepted: 17 October 2019
First Online: 1 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study received ethics approval from London-Surrey Borders NHS Research Ethics Committee, study reference: CitationRef removed/LO/1329. The researcher gave oral and written information and obtained written informed consent from all participants before the interviews. Confidentiality was assured, and participants were also informed that they could stop or discontinue with the interview at any time without prejudice. They were also informed that the interviews would be digitally audio-taped and that the audio tapes would be destroyed after the completion of the study.
: Participants gave consent for direct quotes from their interviews to be used in publications. To ensure confidentiality, each quotation was assigned a pseudonym in the form of a code containing letters and numbers. Data were stored securely and anonymously in compliance with the Data Protection Act.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.