Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute for Health Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Yorkshire & Humber
Received: 17 January 2019
Accepted: 15 May 2019
First Online: 13 June 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was gained from the University of Huddersfield, School of Human and Health Sciences Research and Enterprise Committee. Attention was given to informed consent, anonymity and confidentiality. Bearing in mind the participants’ self-identified “service user/carer” status, emotional and physical safety through the training and gathering of data was of particular importance.Participant consent was obtained prior to the first training session.
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