Funding and partners
This project is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment programme (project number 12/35/15). The research team were awarded funding for the trial as part of a Surgery Themed Call.
- NHS Grampian
- The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
- The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
The views and opinions expressed therein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the HTA programme, NIHR, NHS or the Department of Health.