Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC-1215-20003)
Received: 1 December 2019
Accepted: 18 January 2020
First Online: 4 March 2020
Change Date: 17 March 2020
Change Type: Correction
Change Details: Following the publication of our article , the authors have notified us of a typo in the third bullet point of the Consensus Criteria section.
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethics approval and consent to participate will be sought for each aspect of the study for which ethical approval is required. Ethical approval has been authorised by the Nottingham 2 Research Ethics Committee (IRAS Project ID 239750), Health Research Authority and Health and Care Research Wales (Reference 19/EM/0222). Informed consent will be obtained from all study participants as per approved final study protocol version 2.0 (dated 6th July 2019).
: Not applicable.
: PTK declares receiving research grants and support in kind awarded to his institution for research projects in the field of SSD from manufacturers of hearing devices. All other authors declare that they have no competing interests.