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QOF Priorities & Actions
With only 3 months of the current financial year left, do you understand your outstanding QOF workload for 23/24? Which of this outstanding workload is achievable and how does it impact your already... more21 Feb 2024
What can we do to maximise QOF over the next two months?
PCA’s - have you sent invites to patients in your target groups, those patients negatively affecting you? Personalised care adjustments (previously high level exceptions) are now automatically applied... more1 Feb 2024
QOF Cholesterol Indicators
For most new diagnoses with QOF, the patient is automatically exempt for the first 3 months to give you time to achieve appropriate indicators. For cholesterol, as this is a target patient group and n... more5 Jan 2024
COPD014 - Referral to pulmonary rehab programme
This year, COPD008 was replaced by COPD014 - the wording was updated from record of an offer of referral to pulmonary rehab programme to record of referral to pulmonary rehab programme.... more1 Jan 2024
QOF - CHOL001 & CHOL002
We've had a number of support tickets around both achievement and exclusion in the new CHOL domain, we thought it would be useful to try and simplify both indicators for you: CHOL001 - Patients w... more10 Nov 2023
Prevalence Rates 2022/23
The updated prevalence rates have been released for 2022/23 - these are the latest figures we can use to calculate your practice prevalence compared with national prevalence.... more1 Nov 2023
QOF - CHOL001 & CHOL002
Diabetic patients are excluded from CHOL001 but not from CHOL002. DM patients will still be found in the CHOL002 indicator and are expected to hit the cholesterol monitoring requirements. They are... more11 Oct 2023
QOF Exception Codes (Personalised Care Adjustments - PCA’s)
Following on from a few queries this month, we just wanted to touch on exception coding (or PCA’s as they are now known although we still all call them exceptions!!)... more4 Oct 2023
QOF, QOF, QOF..
COPD014 The wording for COPD014 has changed this year to measure the number of referrals made rather than offers of referrals. The new wording for the indicator is: The percentage of patients with CO... more6 Sep 2023
QOF Health Check (Prevalence) - Follow-up coding service
Our QOF Health Check, to validate registers and increase practice’s prevalence, has been one of our most popular services since way back in 2004 when QOF began. We have a suite of searches which we i... more20 Jun 2023