Funding for this research was provided by:
Versus Arthritis (20867)
Received: 24 September 2019
Accepted: 5 August 2020
First Online: 14 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Informed written consent was obtained from all participants. The study was granted ethics approval from the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton Research Ethics Committee (Ref: ERGO II 41695).
: Consent for publication from participants was obtained as part of the informed written consent process.
: CB, JA and MF received funds from Versus Arthritis to support the design and delivery of the Nurse and Allied Health Professional internship programme. DW received funds from Versus Arthritis for the delivery of the evaluation, but was independent of the internship programme.