2019/20 General Medical Services contract: Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)

1 April 2019

The aim of this document is to provide additional guidance on the interpretation and verification of the QOF indicators for 2019/20 in England, which are listed in Annex D of the Statement of Financial Entitlements Directions (SFE) . It is effective from 1 April 2019 and replaces versions issued in previous years.

 

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