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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 quarters data (July-September 2010).

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 quarters data (July-September 2010)

The data collection asks for three items of information:
1. Number of adults admitted as inpatients in the month who have been risk assessed for VTE on admission to hospital using the criteria in the National VTE Risk Assessment Tool
2. Total number of adult inpatients admitted in the month
3. Calculated from (1) and (2), the percentage of adult hospital admissions, admitted within the month assessed for risk of VTE on admission.


Launch and submission dates:

Data PeriodLaunch dateDeadline date
Q3 2017/182 January 201829 January 2018
Q4 2017/183 April 201827 April 2018
Q1 2018/192 July 201827 July 2018
Q2 2018/191 October 201827 Octobet 2018
Q3 2018/192 January 201931 January 2019
Q4 2018/192 April 201926 April 2019

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