Funding for this research was provided by:
Cancer Research UK (1111341)
Received: 13 December 2019
Accepted: 9 June 2020
First Online: 19 June 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Approval was granted by the University of Stirling NHS, Invasive or Clinical Research Ethics Committee (NICR 16/17 Paper 39). To ensure that the content and design of questions was suitable for the target sample, the survey was developed in consultation with a panel of health professionals who work with primary care practitioners. Prior to the main fieldwork the survey was also piloted tested with 50 health professionals by the market research company (ResearchNow; Now Dynata). All participants provided written consent before completing the survey.
: Not applicable.
: No conflicts of interest to declare.