This website places cookies on your device to help us improve our service to you. To find out more about the cookies, see our Privacy and Cookies notice
ISD Scotland better information, better decisions, better health

SMR Timeliness

Data Support and Monitoring

NHS National Services Scotland ISD Scotland & NHS National Services Scotland

SMR Timeliness

Definition of SMR Timeliness

The Scottish Government target for SMR submission to ISD is 6 weeks (42 days) following discharge/transfer/death or clinic attendance. ISD calculates timeliness as data received 6 weeks following the end of month of discharge/transfer/death or clinic attendance e.g. all SMR01 records with a March 2011 date of discharge/transfer/death would be expected to be submitted to ISD by 12th May 2011.

SMR Submission Timetable Download Word file [43kb]

SMR Timeliness Charts

To help both ISD and NHS Boards measure progress towards this target, charts have been produced to show the timeliness of data submitted by each board to the national database over the most recent 24 months.

To download the charts click on the following links:

The timeliness charts are currently published at NHS Board level but if timeliness information is required at hospital level, please contact the Data Monitoring Team.

Contacts

Mailbox: NSS.ISDDMT@nhs.net

Susan Law Data Manager
Mark Reid Responsible for the following Boards:
  NHS Fife, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, NHS Highland, NHS Grampian, NHS Orkney, NHS Shetland, NHS Western Isles, The State Hospital Board for Scotland
Gordon Wilson Responsible for the following Boards:
  NHS Ayrshire & Arran, NHS Dumfries and Galloway,NHS Borders, NHS Forth Valley, NHS Lanarkshire, NHS Lothian, NHS Tayside, Golden Jubilee NHS Hospital


© ISD Scotland 2010
Information Services Division,
NHS National Services Scotland,
Gyle Square,
1 South Gyle Crescent,
Edinburgh EH12 9EB,
Tel: 0131 275 7050
NSS.isdSHIS@nhs.net

About Information Services Division | Contact Us | Accessibility | Complaints
Copyright | Terms and Conditions | Privacy | Freedom of Information | Data Protection

ISD is a division of NHS NSS
Working at the very heart of the health service, NSS delivers services critical to frontline patient care and in support of the efficient and effective operation of NHS Scotland. Visit the NSS Website for more information