The Stop Smoking Services Quarterly Data Set is used to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and coverage of Stop Smoking Services. It is designed to provide consistent information on people who have sought and received quitting help from an evidence-based service.
Collection and Submission
The Stop Smoking Services Quarterly Data Set relates to ACTIVITY taking place over a 3 month period and should be submitted by the thirty second working day after the end of the quarter to which it relates.
Further information on the NHS Stop Smoking Services and the monitoring guidance can be found on the National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training website at Local Stop Smoking Services: Service and Delivery Guidance 2014.
The Mandation column indicates the recommendation for the inclusion of data.
- M = Mandatory: this data element is mandatory and the technical process (e.g. submission of the data set, production of output etc) cannot be completed without this data element being present
- R = Required: NHS business processes cannot be delivered without this data element.