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Supporting People to Stop Smoking [QS43]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 1

People are asked if they smoke by their healthcare practitioner, and those who smoke are offered advice on how to stop.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people who are asked if they smoke by their healthcare practitioner.
What was measured: SMOK001: The percentage of patients aged 15 or over whose notes record smoking status in the preceding 24 months.
Data collection end: March 2014
85.89%
Area covered: National
Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre. Quality and Outcomes Framework.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people who are asked if they smoke by their healthcare practitioner.
What was measured: Proportion of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD, asthma, schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder or other psychoses whose notes record smoking status in the preceding 12 months
Data collection end: July 2015
93.2%
Area covered: England
Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre. Quality Outcomes Framework.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people who are asked if they smoke by their healthcare practitioner.
What was measured: Proportion of patients with smoking status recorded.
Data collection end: May 2016
73%
Area covered: UK
Source: British Thoracic Society. Smoking cessation audit report.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people who smoke who receive advice on how to stop.
What was measured: SMOK004: The percentage of patients aged 15 or over who are recorded as current smokers who have a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 24 months.
Data collection end: March 2014
85.18%
Area covered: National
Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre. Quality and Outcomes Framework.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people who smoke who receive advice on how to stop.
What was measured: The contractor supports patients who smoke in stopping smoking by a strategy which includes providing literature and offering appropriate therapy
Data collection end: July 2015
99.6%
Area covered: England
Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre. Quality Outcomes Framework.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people who smoke who receive advice on how to stop.
What was measured: Proportion patients aged 15 or over who are recorded as current smokers who have a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 24 months
Data collection end: July 2015
85.8%
Area covered: England
Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre. Quality Outcomes Framework.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people who smoke who receive advice on how to stop.
What was measured: The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD, asthma, schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder or other psychoses who are recorded as current smokers who have a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 12 months
Data collection end: July 2015
94.1%
Area covered: England
Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre. Quality Outcomes Framework.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people who smoke who receive advice on how to stop.
What was measured: Proportion of people who smoke who received advice on how to stop.
Data collection end: May 2016
5.6%
Number that met the criteria: 153 / 2716
Area covered: UK
Source: British Thoracic Society. Smoking cessation audit report.


Statement: 2

People who smoke are offered a referral to an evidence-based smoking cessation service.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people who smoke who are referred to an evidence-based smoking cessation service.
What was measured: SMOK004: The percentage of patients aged 15 or over who are recorded as current smokers who have a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 24 months.
Data collection end: March 2014
85.18%
Area covered: National
Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre. Quality and Outcomes Framework.


Statement: 5

People who smoke who have set a quit date with an evidence-based smoking cessation service are assessed for carbon monoxide levels 4 weeks after the quit date.

Quality standard measure: 4‑week quit rates.
What was measured: Proportion of people who set a quit date through NHS stop smoking services that successfully quit at 4 week follow up (confirmed by carbon monoxide validation)
Data collection end: March 2010
34%
Data collection end: March 2011
34%
Data collection end: March 2012
35%
Data collection end: March 2013
37%
Data collection end: March 2014
36%
Data collection end: March 2015
35%
Area covered: England
Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre. National Stop Smoking Service Data

Quality standard measure: 4‑week quit rates.
What was measured: Proportion of people who were self-reported successful quitters who were CO validated quitters.
Data collection end: March 2015
69%
Data collection end: March 2016
71%
Data collection end: March 2017
72%
Area covered: England
Source: NHS Digital. Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services: England.

Quality standard measure: 4‑week quit rates.
What was measured: Proportion of people who set a quit date through NHS stop smoking services that successfully quit at 4 week follow up (confirmed by carbon monoxide validation)
Data collection end: March 2016
36%
Area covered: England
Source: NHS Digital. Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services: England.

Quality standard measure: 4‑week quit rates.
What was measured: Proportion of people who set a quit date through NHS stop smoking services that sucessfully quit at 4 week follow up (confirmed by carbon monoxide validation)
Data collection end: March 2017
37%
Area covered: England
Source: NHS Digital. Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services: England.

Quality standard measure: 4‑week quit rates.
What was measured: Proportion of people who were self-reported successful quitters at 4 weeks.
Data collection end: March 2013
52%
Data collection end: March 2014
51%
Data collection end: March 2015
51%
Data collection end: March 2016
51%
Data collection end: March 2017
51%
Area covered: England
Source: NHS Digital. Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services: England.



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