Funding for this research was provided by:
NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre
Received: 1 May 2022
Accepted: 6 September 2022
First Online: 13 October 2022
: Anonymised data were used throughout the study provided by the data provider. Studies using IMRD-UK data have had initial ethical approval from the NHS South-East Multicentre Research Ethics Committee, subject to prior independent scientific review. The Scientific Review Committee (IQVIA) approved the study protocol (SRC Reference Number: 20SRC017) prior to its undertaking. As the data held within IMRD-UK is anonymised and does not contain sensitive or identifiable information, the need for informed consent was waived.
: This was a retrospective observational study using anonymised electronic health record data, and therefore, consent for publication was waived.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.