About the Authors

Martin B. Whyte

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Writing – original draft

m.b.whyte@surrey.ac.uk

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom

William Hinton

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom

Andrew McGovern

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom

Jeremy van Vlymen

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Supervision

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom

Filipa Ferreira

Roles Data curation, Project administration

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom

Silvio Calderara

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Eli Lilly, Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Julie Mount

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Eli Lilly, Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Neil Munro

Roles Conceptualization, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom

Simon de Lusignan

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: MBW has received grant funding from Sanofi (Establishing the impact of the national VTE prevention programme on post-operative VTE rates in England - OTH-2018-12016), Eli Lilly (Insights Project 2015) and speaker fees from AstraZeneca and MSD. AMcG has received research funding from Eli Lilly, AstraZeneca, and Pfizer. WH has had his academic salary funded from grant awards with Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk Limited, and AstraZeneca UK Ltd. NM has received fees for serving as a speaker, a consultant or an advisory board member for Allergan, Bristol-Myers Squibb-Astra Zeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly, Lifescan, MSD, Metronic, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Sankio, Sanofi, Roche, Servier, Takeda. SdL has held grants from Eli Lilly Company, GlaxoSmithKline, Takeda, AstraZeneca, and Novo Nordisk Limited. SC and JM were employees of Eli Lilly and both participated in critical appraisal and preparation of the manuscript.