Received: 16 December 2019
Accepted: 19 October 2020
First Online: 3 March 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval for primary data collection was obtained from Lancaster University (Public Health programme FHMREC13028 and CLAHRC NWC strategic objectives evaluation FHMREC17023); University of Liverpool (Partners’ Priority Programme evaluation 2236); and University of Central Lancashire (Intern programme evaluation STEMH608). All research participants received information sheets and signed consent forms which made it clear that their participation was voluntary.
: All research participants received information sheets and signed consent forms which made it clear that the information and quotes from the interviews would be pooled with other participants’ responses, anonymized and may be published.
: APE, JP, FW, SA, DA, SH, KK, and EKM were researchers in the evaluation presented in this paper. MG and JC hold senior positions in CLAHRC NWC.