Funding for this research was provided by:
Chief Scientist Office, Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate (COV/STG/20/02)
Received: 8 November 2021
Accepted: 6 January 2022
First Online: 28 January 2022
: This study received ethical approval from the University of Stirling Ethics Committee (NICR 19/20-097) and the NHS Scotland Public Benefit and Privacy Panel for Health and Social Care (Ref. 2021-0042). As this study involved pseudonymised secondary data analysis patients were not requested to participate or for consent to publish.
: Not applicable.
: All authors declare no competing interests. No funder had any role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis and interpretation of the data; preparation, review or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.