Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute for Health Research (NF-SI-0616-10054, DRF-2015-08-006)
Stroke Association (TSA LECT 2017/03)
Received: 19 December 2019
Accepted: 20 July 2020
First Online: 5 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study received ethical approval from the Newcastle University’s Faculty of Medical Sciences ethics committee (1673/10898/2018). Consent via the online survey platform was obtained from each participant.
: Participants agreed to the publication of their research data but there are no individual person’s data in any form.
: LR reports grants from a NIHR Senior Investigator award, outside the submitted work.DF is a co-applicant on the NIHR Programme Grant for Applied Research Programme (RP-PG-1211-20012).The remaining authors declare that they have no competing interests.