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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.

It rewards practices for the provision of quality care and helps standardise improvement in the delivery of primary medical services.

It is a voluntary process for all surgeries in England and was introduced as part of the GP contract in 2004. The indicators for the QOF change annually, with new measures and indicators been retired. The QOF awards practices achievement points for:

  • managing some of the most common chronic diseases, e.g. asthma, diabetes
  • managing major public health concerns, e.g. smoking, obesity
  • implementing preventative measures, e.g. regular blood pressure checks

The data are reported in two formats; this publication and the on-line search function


October 2017

Published: October 26

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2016-17


October 2016

Published: October 27

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2015-16


October 2015

Published: October 29 

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2014-15


October 2014

Published: October 28

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2013-14


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

 

Published: November 16

The Quality and Outcomes Framework exception reporting 2010-11


October 2011

 

Published: October 26

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2010/11


October 2010

 

Published: October 26

The Quality and Outcomes Framework Exception Reporting 2009-10


 

Published: October 20

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2009-10


October 2009

 

Published: October 29

The Quality and Outcomes Framework Exception Reporting 2008-09


September 2009

 

Published: September 29

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2008-09


October 2008

 

Published: October 29

The Quality and Outcomes 2007-08 Exception Report


September 2008

 

Published: September 30

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2007-08


October 2007

 

Published: October 30

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2006-07 Exception Report


September 2007

 

Published: September 28

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2006-07


 

Published: September 28

Time Series Analysis for 2001-2006 for Selected Clinical Indicators from the Quality and Outcomes Framework


February 2007

 

Published: February 28

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2005-06 Exception Report


September 2006

 

Published: September 28

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2005-06


August 2005

 

Published: August 31

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2004-05

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