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Indicators no longer in QOF (INLIQ)

Purpose and outline

As part of the contractual agreement for 2019/20, it was agreed to continue collecting information relating to indicators no longer in QOF. Indicators retired since 2014-15 will continue to be collected under this extraction.

The reporting is essential, as DH, PHE and other healthcare groups have indicated that the information linked to these indicators is essential for their work and wider healthcare programmes.

Not all the indicators that are no longer in QOF will continue to be extracted, only those where it's felt that continued data would be useful.

For future years, further retirements would be considered for ongoing collections and the indicators in this collection would also be reviewed to check the appropriateness of continuing to collect the data.

How this service is commissioned and provided

This service is provided by regional local offices from GP practices.

There is no service specification and no technical requirements, other than the business rules. For more information, please visit this section on the NHS Employers website.

Important information about this service

Quality service start date: 1 April 2019

Quality service end date: 31 March 2020

Payment period: N/A - contractual requirement with no funding attached

Collection frequency: Annually

Manual or automatic entry: Automatic

Included in data collection: All system suppliers (TPP, INPS, Microtest and Emis)

Co-commissioning: Yes

System type: Retired QOF QS report

Service user guides

The Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS) user guides describe how to participate, manually enter and declare achievement for this service. This particular service runs from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020. Activity and achievement should be recorded monthly.

Payment count/clinical codes

No payments associated.

Further information to support users can be found on the SNOMED CT Implementation in Primary Care site, including Codes to support Technical Requirements -  a document providing appropriate Read v2 and CTV3 codes for SNOMED CT concept ID

Last edited: 14 February 2020 8:34 am