Recruitment of participants

We are extremely grateful to all the Speech and Language Therapy services around the North West of England and in Edinburgh for supporting the project so enthusiastically. Children were recruited from the following services:
  • Blackburn with Darwen PCT: 6
  • Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust: 6
  • East Cheshire NHS Trust: 1
  • East Lancs PCT: 2
  • Heywood, Rochdale and Middleton PCT: 9
  • The Wirral PCT: 4
  • Oldham PCT: 3
  • Salford PCT: 5
  • Stockport PCT: 10
  • Tameside and Glossop PCT: 1
  • Warrington PCT: 8
  • City of Edinburgh: 8
  • West Lothian: 2
  • East Lothian: 16
  • Midlothian: 7

In total 55 children around Manchester and 33 around Edinburgh were recruited into the study. Recruitment to the study is now closed.