Table 1

Budget summary

Year 1Year 2Total
Salaries (typing costs at £1.50 per minute)*£1350*£1350*£1700
Equipment (external computer hard drive and digital encrypted dictaphone)£390£390
Consumables (NVivo software)£835£835
Travel (researcher to patient homes, and participants to venue plus parking costs)£400£400
Other expenses (printing information and consent forms; postage; literature: printing and access costs)£400£400
  • *The salary budget is designed to be used to pay one member of secretarial staff to transcribe interviews, and the typing cost is set to reflect the fact that transcription is in addition to their usual duties.