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Creating a new NHS England: NHS England and NHS Digital merged on 1 February 2023. More about the merger.

Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) business rules v46.0 2021-2022 baseline release

NHS Digital is responsible for producing and maintaining the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) business rules (extract specifications).

QOF v46 Business rules

QOF indicators can change every year, and new measures and indicators are either introduced or retired. The QOF is not about performance management but resourcing and then rewarding best practice. QOF is part of the General Medical Services (GMS) contract for general practice and was introduced on 1 April 2004.

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Last edited: 27 August 2021 10:54 am