Letters QOFing whine

Don’t be an ostrich

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2925 (Published 10 December 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2925
  1. Jessica Harris, general practitioner1
  1. 1Eynsham Medical Group, The Surgery, Long Hanborough, Witney, Oxfordshire OX29 8JL
  1. jessica.harris{at}metronet.co.uk

    Spence’s sceptical reaction to the quality and outcomes framework (QOF) will have hit home with many general practitioners.1 Few of us spontaneously welcome the nagging computer prompts that interrupt our consultations, reduce our work to protocols and guidelines, and ignore the subtle, immeasurable aspects of the job. Nor do we like to acknowledge how …

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