data can be obtained from the Quality Management and Analysis System (QMAS), which automatically extracts data from the clinical record systems of practices.
This study contributes to the body of research pertaining to individuals with a permanent ostomy, their QOF
, and how out-of-pocket financial costs for ostomy management influence QOL.
New diabetes indicators will be introduced in a 'bundled' QOF
for 2015/16, which set targets for diabetic patients and will make it more difficult for GP practices to gain points to convert to income.
It is interesting to note that in primary care teams, QI programmes may receive less attention at certain times of year when there are other priorities such as immunisations for flu (usually in October--November each year) or end-of-year QOF
targets to achieve.
By signing up to the new QOF
scheme, active from April 1, GPs can help prevent some of the 300,000 fragility fractures that occur every year in the UK, and work to reduce the 1,150 deaths from hip fractures that occur every month.
The ratio Qof
the distance to the medial edge of the conoid tuberosity divided by clavicle length is 0.
is a system that identifies benchmarked care standards that practices work towards achieving supporting the principal that all patients are treated to the high quality standards (individual practice QoF
results are available via http://www.
The quality and outcomes framework; QOF
- transforming general practice.
General practices are becoming more willing to provide sexual health services, now that the activity attracts financial payments through the QOF
(Quality and Outcomes Framework) system.
However, the QRESEARCH data and other research suggest that the QOF
has had only a modest effect on the trends in GP quality, which were in any case already rapidly improving before this initiative.
Nonetheless, its success is now being lauded and copied worldwide (interestingly, while publicly claiming much of the credit for QOF
, the government is furious at GPs' 'overperformance' in the framework: it has been clawing back resources ever since it was introduced, and even unlawfully tried to freeze related pensions enhancements).
is the part of the excess water that contributes to overland flow.