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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.

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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