Funding for this research was provided by:
Imperial College London (Imperial College Clinican Investigator Scholarship)
Received: 8 July 2020
Accepted: 30 November 2020
First Online: 9 December 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The survey had been carried out by AUK-BLF with the primary purpose of informing and developing the charity’s policy to assist its beneficiaries and no individual participant-identifying data were shared with academic partners. All participants in surveys provided written consent for the use of their responses for analysis and publication and following the charity’s information governance process additional external ethical approval was not deemed necessary. Confirmation from the AUK-BLF Director of External Affairs included in submission.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.