Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) Update 2019/20

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Improving the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) An extensive review into the QOF was launched in 2017 involving analysis of evidence, engagement with practices, organisations and the public. Whilst the review concluded a ‘significant refresh’ is needed, the general consensus in England, unlike Scotland and Wales is for evolution of QOF over abolition. Positives of […]

Aiming for Higher Detection, Protection and Perfection of Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Patients in Darlington CCG

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The Oberoi Stroke Prevention & Case Finding Service was rolled out across all of NHS Darlington CCG’s 11 GP practices in June 2019. Professor Ahmet Fuat, renowned for his expertise in Primary Care Cardiology, headed up its introduction and supported deployment at the practices which serve 108,273 patients in County Durham. Public Health England (PHE) AF […]