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Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Risk Assessment Collection

The data collection was first made mandatory from June 2010, and data has been published quarterly from the first full quarter's data (July to September 2010).

How do I submit the data?

Submit data through the Strategic Data Collection Service (SDCS).

Frequency: Quarterly

Background to the collection

The data collection was first made mandatory from June 2010 and data has been published quarterly from the first full quarter’s data (July to September 2010). From April 2019 there will be a change to the data collection to include 16 and 17 year old patients. The data collection asks for 3 items of information.

  1. Number of patients aged 16 and over admitted in the month who have been risk assessed for VTE on admission to hospital using the criteria in a National VTE Risk Assessment Tool.
  2. Total number of patients aged 16 and over admitted in the month.
  3. Calculated from (1) and (2), the percentage of patients aged 16 and over, admitted within the month assessed for risk of VTE on admission.

Launch and submission dates

Launch and submission dates
Quarter Collection period Launch date Deadline date
Q1 2019 - 2020  1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019  1 July 2019  26 July 2019 
Q2 2019 - 2020  1 July 2019 to 30 September 2019 1 October 2019  25 October 2019 
Q3 2019- 2020  1 October 2019 - 31 December 2019  2  January 2020  31 January 2020 
Q4 2019 - 2020  1 January 2020 - 31 March 2020  2 April 2020  24 April 2020 

 

Read the VTE quidance. 

Last edited: 9 October 2019 11:55 am