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  1. Helen Noble
  1. School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queens University Belfast, Belfast, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Helen Noble, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queens University Belfast, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK; helen.noble{at}

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