Funding for this research was provided by:
Harvard Global Health Institute
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-04-03
Received: 30 November 2019
Accepted: 28 February 2020
First Online: 3 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Not applicable. The prescribing analysis included only data aggregated by large geographical areas, and the review of local policies did not include any human data. The NHS Business Services Authority granted permission to access the ePACT2 data.
: Not applicable
: GL is the Deputy Chief Executive at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. MvH was a clinical fellow at NICE, and KHH was a summer intern at NICE.