Page 1: Equine Grass Sickness CPD Course Survey

Title of Project: Equine Grass Sickness CPD course survey

Description of project:

Mrs Bryony Lancaster, Deputy Director MSc Equine Science, from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, is carrying out this survey.  Mrs Lancaster, with colleagues throughout the UK, is currently developing an online Continuing Professional Development course on Equine Grass Sickness and this survey is to help inform on the importance of course content. The survey has been granted ethical approval from the Human Ethics Research Committee, RDSVS, University of Edinburgh.

Eligibility: Persons completing the survey will be 18+ years.

Involvement: The survey will take approximately 7 minutes to complete and can be completed online. Your responses will be confidential. We do not collect identifying information such as name, your email, or your IP address.  Your participation is voluntary. You may choose not to participate and you may withdraw at any time. If you decide not to participate or to withdraw from the study, you will not be penalised in any way, and your responses will not be used.

Contact information: Mrs Bryony Lancaster can be contacted on the following email:

Consent statement:

By clicking the ‘Next’ button, you are confirming that:

  • You understand the purpose of this study, and that you are able to ask questions about it at any time.
  • You understand that you are free to withdraw my consent for involvement, however, as the survey is anonymous, once the ‘submit’ button is clicked, it will not be possible to withdraw
  • You understand that your name will not appear in any published document relating to this study, as all information collected is completely anonymous.
  • You understand that the data collected will - though fully anonymised - appear in publications and reports relevant to this area of research.

By continuing and submitting a response to the survey, you have read and understood the above and have given informed consent.