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Impact of removing indicators from the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)

NHS England are currently conducting a review of the Quality and Outcomes Framework¬†(QOF). One of the key areas for investigation is the potential impact of removing the¬†incentives on the quality of care delivered in general practice. There is little evidence … Continue reading

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PRUComm Annual Research Seminar

Since the establishment of PRUComm in 2011 our research has focused on examining how the changes to the English NHS and public health system have developed. We continue to examine the development of CCGs and the new commissioning structures. We … Continue reading

Review of the Quality and Outcomes Framework in England

The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF), an incentive scheme in general practice, was introduced across the UK in 2004 to link payment to delivery of primary medical care. Drivers for its introduction included the recognition that there were variations between … Continue reading