Funding for this research was provided by:
Stroke Association (PPA 2015/01_CSO)
Chest, Heart and Stroke Association Scotland
Chief Scientist Office (GB); Stroke Association (TSA LECT 2015/05)
Received: 12 March 2020
Accepted: 8 July 2020
First Online: 16 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The project was approved by the West of Scotland Research Ethics Committee (16/WS/0001) on 4 February 2016, allowing inclusion of participants without the requirement of providing written informed consent.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.