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An investigation into first year diagnostic radiography students' preparedness to deal with ill service users in two UK universitiesHyde, Emma; Strudwick, Ruth; University of Derby; University of Suffolk (Society of Radiographers, 2017-09-01)This article disseminated research that was undertaken at two UK universities to investigate the preparedness of first year students to deal with very ill service users. The research took a qualitative approach, using focus groups at both universities to collect data. The data was audio-recorded and transcribed, and then analysed using a thematic approach. The article discusses the issues which were identified by participants in the study, and makes recommendations for curriculum development to support future students.