Funding for this research was provided by:
Connected Health Cities (BH161647)
North East and North Cumbria Clinical Research Network (N/A)
Received: 17 November 2019
Accepted: 6 May 2021
First Online: 31 May 2021
: Ethical approval was gained from the sponsoring trust and The Health Research Authority East Midlands–Derby committee: Ref: 19/EM/0243. Return of the survey implied consent and interview participants gave a written informed consent.
: Not required.
: Dorothy Coe, Angela Birt and Stephen Robson are or were employed by NENC CRN and Joe McDonald is currently employed by CHC.