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Quarterly Monitoring of Cancelled Operations Return (QMCO)

Background to the collection

The 'Quarterly Monitoring of Cancelled Operations'(QMCO) returnprovides essential information for monitoring key targets and standards in the 'Cancelled Operations Guarantee'. The Department of Health requires information on services provided by Health Care Providers of Theatre services and this information is collected by the Department of Health via the QMCO return. The QMCO data is published to give patients an insight into the performance of their local trust and allows them to compare against all other trusts in England.

BAAS: Pending

Frequency: Quarterly

Launch and submission dates

 

PeriodLaunch dateDeadline date
Q3 - 1 October 2017 - 31 December 20172 January 201825 January 2018
Q4 - 1 January 2018 - 31 March 20183 April 201826 April 2018
Q1 - 1 April 2018 - 30 June 20182 July 201825 July 2018
Q2 - 1 July 2018 - 30 September 20181 October 201824 October 2018
Q3 - 1 October 2018 - 31 December 20182 January 201025 January 2019
Q4 - 1 January 2019 - 31 March 20191 April 201926 April 2019

 

 

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