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Quality and Outcomes Framework

The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) is the annual reward and incentive programme detailing GP practice achievement results.

QOF is a voluntary process for all surgeries in England and was introduced as part of the GP contract in 2004.

QOF awards surgeries achievement points for:

  • managing some of the most common chronic diseases e.g. asthma, diabetes
  • how well the practice is organised
  • how patients view their experience at the surgery
  • the amount of extra services offered such as child health and maternity services.

Get Involved 

Share your views with us by taking part in our QOF Publication Consultation.


October 2013

Published: October 29

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2012-13


October 2012

Published: October 30

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2011-12


November 2011

October 2011

October 2010

October 2009

September 2009

October 2008

September 2008

October 2007

September 2007

February 2007

September 2006

August 2005

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