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Hints and tips to help you submit your KO41b

The dental practice written complaints data collection (KO41b) is open.

It is a statutory and contractual requirement for primary care providers to declare brief details of complaints associated with their NHS care by submitting a KO41b return.

You must complete the data for your contract(s) by 11:59pm on Saturday 30 October.

Hints and tips to help you complete your KO41b

To help you submit your KO41b, we've pulled together some hints and tips:

  • you need to submit a KO41b for each contract you hold
  • you'll need your contract number(s) to start your KO41b
  • submit data for complaints made by, or on behalf of, patients between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2021
  • complete your KO41b submission using our online form
  • submit your KO41b before 11:59pm on Saturday 30 October 2021

You can find your contract number(s) in Compass


Guidance notes for completing the KO41b collection are available on NHS Digital's website.

Contact us if you need any help with the KO41b complaints data return.