Outpatient activity returns and guidance

Date published: 07 March 2018

These returns are collected quarterly and record the number outpatient appointments and cancellations.


  • Information on integrated clinical assessment and treatment service (ICATS) is collected on the quarterly ICATS activity return (QIAR).

  • Information on consultant led clinics is collected on the quarterly outpatient activity return (QOAR).

  • Information on virtual activity is collected on the virtual quarterly outpatient activity return (V-QOAR).

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