Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-06-01
Received: 1 March 2018
Accepted: 14 May 2018
First Online: 1 June 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was deemed a service improvement project under the guidance outlined within the NHS Health Research Authority decision tool [CitationRef removed]. NHS Research Ethics Committee review was not therefore required. Approvals were however sought and granted from the Scottish Ambulance Service Research and Development Governance Group and Clinical Governance Groups from all participating services. Potential participants were provided with an information sheet and link to an online video outlining the aims of the study and that they did not require to participate should they chose not to. They were also free to withdraw at any time. Consent was presumed by completion of the questionnaires.
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