Funding for this research was provided by:
Research for Patient Benefit Programme (PB-PG-0614-34009)
Received: 15 August 2018
Accepted: 5 April 2019
First Online: 17 April 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study is registered with the ISRCTN (ISRCTN17809322), assigned 5th November 2015 and approved by the NRES Committee (The Black Country, 15/WM/0340), protocol version 2.0 (17th November 2015). It is co-sponsored by the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and University of Warwick and funded by the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (PB-PG-0614-34009). The trial sponsors have no direct involvement in any aspects of study design, conduct or decision to submit the report for publication. This manuscript does not contain data from any individual person and therefore consent for publication is not applicable.
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: RSK is a member of the UK NIHR HTA CET board, NIHR ICA Doctoral panel and NIHR RfPB board. MLC is a member of the UK NIHR HTA General Board. RSK, MLC and NP have all been awarded current and previous NIHR research grants.
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