Statistics release announcement

VTE Risk Assessment, January 2015

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