Funding and Approvals

All studies that involve NHS patients require approval by a Research Ethics Committee and the Health Research Authority. 


This study gained Ethical Approval and Health Research Authority Approval in March 2020.


Each NHS Service involved will also need to approve the study before it can begin at NHS sites. 


This study is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Doctoral Fellowship (Project NIHR300149). The views expressed are those of the study team and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.