Monthly Archives: April 2012

Quality and Outcomes Framework for 2013-14

The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) rewards practices for the provision of ‘quality care’ and helps to standardise improvements in the delivery of clinical care. Practice participation in QOF is voluntary but most practices on General Medical Services (GMS) contracts, as well as many on Personal Medical Services (PMS) contracts, take part in QOF. It… Read more »

Ourhealth: informing, supporting, connecting Ourhealth: informing, supporting, connecting

By providing information on the services available and how these services are performing in the South West, the Ourhealth website helps patients and carers work with health and care professionals to improve their experiences and the experiences of others. Ourhealth will roll-out across the South of England by the end of December 2012, building on the pilot project in the South West. Read more »