Category list : Quality and outcomes framework (QOF)
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Exclusive: Another CCG agrees variation from QOFSubscription
A clinical commissioning group in the south of England has agreed a variation to the GP quality and outcomes framework with nearly all its practices, to encourage more community based care.
The government will introduce a new contract for large scale extended primary care providers, the prime minister announced today.
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The first vanguard sites to receive transformation funding have been revealed this morning, as part of a wider package of support for sites working to establish new models of care.
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There is a little appetite among clinical commissioning groups to move their member practices off the national GP pay for performance framework, despite recently being given powers to do so, HSJ has found.
A new NHS owned company overseeing an £800m integrated older people’s services contract will have to hit outcomes based targets to secure up to 15 per cent of its income, its chief has told HSJ.
QOF 'bad for health', says NHS England GP leaderSubscription
NHS England’s most senior GP leaders have criticised the national GP pay for performance framework as ‘bad for health’. Clinicians should instead be incentivised to work more closely with other parts of the health system, they said.
The new generation of beefed up primary care organisations envisaged in the NHS Five Year Forward View will attract GP leaders away from clinical commissioning groups.