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QOF, Enhanced Services and Core Contract extraction specifications (Business Rules)

NHS Digital are responsible for producing and maintaining the extraction specifications (Business Rules) for the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF), the Enhanced Services (ES) and certain elements of Core Contract.

The QOF extract specifications are available from the NHS Digital website. Earlier versions can be found on the Primary Care Commissioning website.

Enhanced Services (ES), Vaccination and Immunisation (V and I) and Core Contract Components 2017-2018

Annual release 2017-2018

QOF 2017-2018

April code release 2017-2018

Annual release 2017-2018

As well as the Enhanced, V&I and core contract business rules NHS Digital also produce and maintain business rules for QOF.

Guidance for all Quality Services can be found on the NHS Employers website through the following links:


Other services commissioned by the Department of Health

NHS Digital is also commissioned by the Department of Health to provide extracts for other services.

Further Information regarding these services can be found at GP collections service information.  




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