Soft and hard end points matterBMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2922 (Published 10 December 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2922
- Martin Roland, director1
- 1National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
Spence calls for hard end points such as cardiovascular mortality for the quality and outcomes framework (QOF).1 Other correspondents suggest that important but less measurable aspects of care have declined since the new general practice contract.
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