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Scotland is to scrap QOF, health minister announces

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5280 (Published 01 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5280
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. 1BMJ Careers

Scotland will scrap the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) in 2017, the Scottish cabinet secretary for health, wellbeing, and sport has said.

Speaking at the Royal College of General Practitioners’ conference in Glasgow on Thursday 1 October, Shona Robison announced that a new contract for GPs in Scotland would be introduced in 2017.

“We have been working with the BMA Scottish General Practitioners Committee to redesign the GP contract, and we will have the first version in …

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