Stop Smoking Service Quarterly Data Set Overview

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 is required by Public Health England and is collected from Local Authorities.

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.

The Stop Smoking Services Quarterly Data Set is transmitted at aggregate level to the NHS Digital Strategic Data Collection Service (SDCS) available at NHS Stop Smoking Services Collection.

Further guidance

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.