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Peer influence as a driver of technological innovation in the UK National Health Service: a qualitative study of clinicians’ experiences and attitudes
  1. Claire Greszczuk1,
  2. Faraz Mughal2,
  3. Rammya Mathew3,
  4. Ahmed Rashid4
  1. 1 South London Health Protection Team, Public Health England, London, UK
  2. 2 Warwick Primary Care, University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands, UK
  3. 3 Care Quality Improvement Department, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
  4. 4 University College London Medical School, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Claire Greszczuk, South London Health Protection Team, Public Health England, London SE1 6LH, UK; clairegreszczuk{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors CG and AR were responsible for study concept and design, sampling and participant recruitment. RM and FM were responsible for data acquisition. CG led the data analysis, with contribution from all authors. CG led the drafting of the manuscript, with contribution from all authors. All authors contributed to critical revision of the manuscript.

  • Funding This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval The study was approved by The University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) Research Ethics Committee (ref: NICE008).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement The study team have access to the interview transcripts (which will be permanently deleted in December 2017 as pre-agreed at the beginning of the study). No additional unpublished data are otherwise available.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors CG and AR were responsible for study concept and design, sampling and participant recruitment. RM and FM were responsible for data acquisition. CG led the data analysis, with contribution from all authors. CG led the drafting of the manuscript, with contribution from all authors. All authors contributed to critical revision of the manuscript.

  • Funding This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval The study was approved by The University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) Research Ethics Committee (ref: NICE008).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement The study team have access to the interview transcripts (which will be permanently deleted in December 2017 as pre-agreed at the beginning of the study). No additional unpublished data are otherwise available.

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