Funding for this research was provided by:
Novartis Australia Pty Ltd
Received: 19 November 2019
Accepted: 26 April 2020
First Online: 11 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Bellberry Human Research Ethics Committee (Application No: 2018–09-746). The Healius Clinical Council provided governance approval for the study.
: Not applicable.
: AS has received honoraria, speaker fees, consultancy fees, is a member of advisory boards or has appeared on expert panels for: Alphapharm, Aspen, AstraZeneca (AZ), Bayer, Biotronik, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen Cilag, Menarini, Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD), Mylan, Novartis, Otsuka, Pfizer, Sanofi, Servier, Vifor. DH has given talks for AZ, Bayer, BMS, Novartis and Pfizer. PP has sat on advisory boards and/or spoken at, facilitated or chaired at meetings for and/or received travel and accommodation costs from AbbVie, Amgen, AZ, Bayer, BI, BMS, CSL, Eli Lilly, GSK, Janssen, Menarini, MSD, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Sanofi & Seqirus. RA served as a member of several Advisory Boards and conducted paid presentations for AZ, Novartis and Sanofi in the past 2 years, and Abbott, BMS, Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Servier and Takeda prior to this. DL has received honoraria from: Amgen, AZ, Bayer, BI, BMS, Novartis, Pfizer, Sanofi and Shire. AusTrials was commissioned by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd. to conduct the SHAPE study. AMN and RWP are both employees of AusTrials. KL is a full-time employee of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd.