Letters Blood glucose in type 2 diabetes

Time to abolish QOF

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b1916 (Published 12 May 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1916
  1. Ted Willis, general practitioner1
  1. 1Brigg, North Lincolnshire
  1. ted.willis{at}nlpct.nhs.uk

    Diabetes has become an industry, with a host of jobs ultimately dependent on the idea that intensive treatment will achieve better outcomes.1

    I believe that many patients have been overtreated by doctors and nurses to hit the previous targets of the quality and outcomes framework (QOF). These patients have had …

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