Funding for this research was provided by:
Health Services and Delivery Research Programme (14/04/16)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-03-17
Received: 6 December 2019
Accepted: 14 February 2020
First Online: 17 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethics approval for the IMPART study was granted by the Health Research Authority and the East of England–Cambridge South Research Ethics Committee (16/EE/0022). All EI staff in each of the participating trusts were made aware of the study, and organisational research and development (R&D) approval was given for the research team to monitor the use of REACT and be present in the trust. All participants (staff and relatives) who provided additional individualised data (interviews, workshops, relatives’ questionnaires) provided informed written consent prior to participating in the study.
: Not applicable.
: Some of the authors (including Lobban) were also the originators of REACT and therefore are not independent researchers. Jo Rycroft-Malone is Director NIHR Health Service & Delivery Research Programme, which funded this research, and sits on the following HS&DR committees: POM Remit & Competitiveness Check Commissioned Workstream; Remit & Competitiveness Check Researcher-Led Workstream; PLG; NHS 111 Online Sub Board; Funding Committee Members.