Letters When pay for performance stops

NICE’s role in further developing the Quality and Outcomes Framework is in question

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2720 (Published 22 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2720
  1. Tim Stokes, senior clinical lecturer in primary care1,
  2. Nick Steel, clinical senior lecturer in primary care2
  1. 1School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2T, UK
  2. 2Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
  1. t.stokes{at}bham.ac.uk

Guthrie and Morales highlight that radical change is coming to the clinical and public health indicator set of the UK’s Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) in 2014-15.1 2 3 They, however, only partially explore the roles of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and NHS England in retiring indicators from QOF, …

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