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Quality and Outcomes Framework, Achievement, prevalence and exceptions data - 2017-18 [PAS]

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The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) was introduced as part of the General Medical Services (GMS) contract on 1 April 2004. The objective of the QOF is to improve the quality of care patients are given by rewarding practices for the quality of care they provide to their patients. This publication provides data for the reporting year 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 and covers all General Practices in England that participated in the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) in 2017-18. Participation in QOF is voluntary, though participation rates are very high at 94.8 per cent.

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