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Multi-method evaluation of a paediatric ambulatory care unit (PACU): impact on families and staff
  1. M Blair1,
  2. J Gore2,
  3. F Isaza2,
  4. S Pajak3,
  5. A Malhotra2,
  6. S Islam2,
  7. T V Vigneswaran2,
  8. P Lachman4
  1. 1
    Imperial College, London and River Island Paediatric and Child Health Academic Centre, Northwick Park Hospital Campus, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
  2. 2
    North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
  3. 3
    School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
  4. 4
    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, UK
  1. Dr Mitch Blair, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, River Island Paediatric and Child Health Academic Centre, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex HA13UJ, UK; m.blair{at}imperial.ac.uk

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  • All authors are the main contributors.

  • Funding: Supported by NHS R&D Support Funding (Department of Health). A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) grant (Department of Health) was secured for a wider evaluation of redesigned services at NWLH Trust (led by JG) and was used, in part, to support SP’s involvement in this related project. The research team were independent of funders in terms of protocol development, analysis of results and drafting of this article.

  • Competing interests: The authors wish to clarify that they work, or have worked, for the North West London Hospitals NHS Trust where the research took place. FI is a full-time consultant who worked in PACU at the time of the study. JG and SP are independent researchers funded by the Trust/DoH. As in any service evaluation, the results of the study may be used to inform future implementation of the service. The team maintain an independent role in this evaluation.

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Footnotes

  • All authors are the main contributors.

  • Funding: Supported by NHS R&D Support Funding (Department of Health). A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) grant (Department of Health) was secured for a wider evaluation of redesigned services at NWLH Trust (led by JG) and was used, in part, to support SP’s involvement in this related project. The research team were independent of funders in terms of protocol development, analysis of results and drafting of this article.

  • Competing interests: The authors wish to clarify that they work, or have worked, for the North West London Hospitals NHS Trust where the research took place. FI is a full-time consultant who worked in PACU at the time of the study. JG and SP are independent researchers funded by the Trust/DoH. As in any service evaluation, the results of the study may be used to inform future implementation of the service. The team maintain an independent role in this evaluation.

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