The Quality and Outcomes: Framework (QOF): does it reduce health inequalities? – NHS National Institute for Health Research – April 2011

Posted on April 29, 2011. Filed under: Clin Governance / Risk Mgmt / Quality, General Practice, Health Status, Primary Hlth Care, Public Hlth & Hlth Promotion |

The Quality and Outcomes: Framework (QOF): does it reduce health inequalities? – NHS National Institute for Health Research – April 2011

Dixon A, Khachatryan A, Wallace A, Peckham S, Boyce T, Gillam S The Quality and Outcomes Framework: does it reduce health inequalities? Final report. NIHR Service Delivery and Organisation programme; 2010.

Extract from the document:

“This research study set out to evaluate the impact of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) on the public health activities of general practices in deprived areas, and whether the QOF has contributed to reducing the gap in life  expectancy as defined in national targets.”

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