BOFAS Foot and Ankle Surgery Priority Setting Partnership
Have your say! What are the most important questions for future research on foot and ankle conditions to answer?
 
What is this survey for?
We recently ran a survey that asked patients, carers and healthcare professionals to tell us their questions about the treatment of foot and ankle conditions. We did this because we want to find important areas to research. Thank you to everyone who took part. We have taken all your questions into account and checked the evidence to see if any already had already been answered. The questions that have not been answered by research were summarised and are listed in this new survey. 
You can see more about the project here www.bofas.org.uk/JLA
 
Please take part in this survey if you are:
·       An adult who is waiting for, or has had foot and/or ankle procedure
·       A carer, friend or family member of an adult waiting for or has had foot and/or ankle procedure
·       A healthcare professional

This survey is open to UK-based respondents.
 
What are we asking you to do?
We have made a list of questions where patients, carers and healthcare professionals have suggested that more research on the treatment of foot and ankle conditions is needed.

1.     Please read the list and tick the questions that you think it is most important for researchers to answer based on your own experiences and opinions.

2.     From your selection, please choose up to 10.
Please ask others to complete this survey too.  We want to make researchers aware of the issues that matter to lots of people.
 
Is it confidential?
This is a confidential survey and you can take part anonymously. We will ask for a little information about you. This is so that we can understand who is completing the survey and whether we are hearing from a wide range of people. You do not have to tell us your name and you will not be identified in any of the survey results.
 
What will happen next?
After this survey has closed, we will use the survey responses to work out which are the most popular questions. We will then hold a meeting (either in person or over the internet) for people with experience of foot and ankle conditions and healthcare professionals. At the meeting they will discuss the most popular questions and agree a final top 10 that patients, carers and healthcare professionals jointly want research to answer. 
 
We would like you to read through the questions on this list and tick the ones that you think are the most important for researchers to answer. Please do this based on your own experience. You don’t need to know about research, and we don’t need you to try to answer them. That’s for researchers to do later.
 
Please tick the questions that you think are important for future research to answer (you can tick as many as you like, but try not to choose all of them, as at the next stage you will be asked to narrow your selection down to 10):

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* 1. Please tick the questions that you think are important for future research to answer (you can tick as many as you like, but try not to choose all of them, as at the next stage you will be asked to choose 10 from your selections):

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