About the Authors
- Frances Bunn, Claire Goodman, Elaine McNeilly
- Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
- Katie Sworn
- Social Policy Research Unit, University of York, York, United Kingdom
- Greta Rait, Steve Iliffe
- Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL Medical School, London, United Kingdom
- Carol Brayne
- Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
- Louise Robinson
- Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
CB is a member of the Editorial Board of PLOS Medicine, and LR received an honorarium from Pfizer for an expert lecture. The authors declare that no other competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: FB CG SI GR CB LR KS. Analyzed the data: FB KS EM. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: FB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: FB CG SI GR CB LR KS EM. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: FB CG KS GR CB LR EM SI. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: FB CG KS GR CB LR EM SI. Wrote the protocol: FB CG GR CB LR SI. Undertook thematic analysis: FB KS EM. Results of the thematic analysis were critically reviewed by all authors.