The Sepsis Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) was introduced in 2015-16 focusing on incentivising the screening for sepsis for prompt recognition and initiation of treatments for all patients (both adults and children) arriving at hospitals via Emergency Departments and has been extended from 2016-17 to those in inpatient departments.
Sepsis CQUIN (Commissioning for Quality and Innovation) Data Provision Notice
This data collection aims to monitor the assessment of the level sepsis screening and rapid application of antibiotics; including commissioners and provider organisations and for assessing whether trusts are meeting the CQUIN target levels.
Overview of the collection
Scope of the collection
NHS acute trusts.
Legal basis for provision of data
Section 259 of the Health and Social Care Act.
The data is submitted quarterly, and collects data on each of the months in the quarter.