Quality and Outcomes Framework

Martin Roland, Bruce Guthrie

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In 2004 the UK National Health Service introduced the largest health related pay-for- performance scheme in the world—the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF).1 However Scotland is now abandoning the scheme, and growing disenchantment in England is likely to lead to major changes. What have we learnt, and what should happen to QOF in future?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2016


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