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Cardiovascular

Indicator title Status
The percentage of patients with a history of myocardial infarction from 1 April 2011 currently treated with an ACE inhibitor (or ARB if ACE intolerant), aspirin or an alternative anti-platelet therapy, beta-blocker and statin (unless a contraindication or side effects are recorded) QOF 11/12
The percentage of patients with atrial fibrillation in whom stroke risk has been assessed using the CHADS2 risk stratification scoring system in the preceding 15 months (excluding those whose previous CHADS2 score is greater than 1) NICE menu
In those patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension aged 30-74 years, recorded between the preceding 1 April to 31 March (excluding those with pre-existing CHD, diabetes, stroke and/or TIA), who have a recorded CVD risk assessment score (using an agreed risk assessment tool) of>20% in the preceding 15 months: the percentage who are currently treated with statins (unless there is a contraindication) QOF 13/14
The contractor establishes and maintains a register of patients with peripheral arterial disease QOF 12/13
The percentage of patients with peripheral arterial disease with a record in the preceding 15 months that aspirin or an alternative anti-platelet is being taken QOF 12/13
The percentage of patients with peripheral arterial disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 15 months) is 150/90 or less QOF 12/13
The percentage of patients with peripheral arterial disease in whom the last measured total cholesterol (measured in preceding 15 months) is 5.0mmol/l or less NICE menu
The percentage of patients with hypertension aged 16 to 74 years in whom there is an annual assessment of physical activity, using GPPAQ, in the preceding 15 months NICE menu
The percentage of patients with hypertension aged 16 to 74 years who score 'less than active' on GPPAQ in the preceding 15 months, who also have a record of a brief intervention in the preceding 15 months NICE menu
In those patients with atrial fibrillation in whom there is a record of a CHADS2 score of 1(latest in the preceding 15 months), the percentage of patients who are currently treated with anti-coagulation drug therapy or anti-platelet therapy QOF 12/13
In those patients with atrial fibrillation whose latest record of a CHADS2 score is greater than 1, the percentage of patients who are currently treated with anti-coagulation therapy QOF 12/13
The percentage of patients with heart failure diagnosed within the preceding 15 months with a record of an offer of referral for an exercise based rehabilitation programme NICE menu
The percentage of patients under 80 years old with hypertension in whom the last recorded blood pressure (measured in the preceding 9 months) is 140/90 or less NICE menu
The percentage of patients aged 80 years and over with hypertension in whom the last recorded blood pressure (measured in the preceding 9 months) is 150/90 or less NICE menu
The percentage of patients with a stroke shown to be non- haemorrhagic, or a history of TIA whose last measured total cholesterol (measured in the preceding 15 months) is 5mmol/l or less NICE menu
The percentage of patients aged 45 years or over who have a record of blood pressure in the preceding 5 years QOF 13/14
The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2014) which has been confirmed by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) or home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) in the three months before entering on to the register NICE menu
The percentage of patients aged 79 or under with peripheral arterial disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 140/90 mmHg or less NICE menu
The percentage of patients aged 79 or under with coronary heart disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 140/90 mmHg or less NICE menu
The percentage of patients aged 79 or under with stroke or TIA in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 140/90 mmHg or less NICE menu

Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic

Indicator title Status
The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 150/90 mmHg or less QOF 11/12
The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 140/80 mmHg or less QOF 11/12
The percentage of patients with diabetes with a record of testing of foot sensation using a 10 g monofilament or vibration (using biothesiometer or calibrated tuning fork), within the preceding 15 months NICE menu
The percentage of patients with diabetes with a record of a foot examination and risk classification: 1) low risk (normal sensation, palpable pulses), 2) increased risk (neuropathy or absent pulses), 3) high risk (neuropathy or absent pulses plus deformity or skin changes or previous ulcer) or 4) ulcerated foot within the preceding 15 months QOF 11/12
The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, in whom the last IFCC-HbA1c is 59 mmol/mol or less in the preceding 12 months QOF 11/12
The percentage of patients newly diagnosed with diabetes, on the register, in the preceding 1 April to 31 March who have a record of being referred to a structured education programme within 9 months after entry on to the diabetes register QOF 13/14
The percentage of patients with diabetes who have a record of a dietary review by a suitably competent professional in the preceding 15 months NICE menu
The contractor establishes and maintains a register of all patients aged 17 or over with diabetes mellitus, which specifies the type of diabetes where a diagnosis has been confirmed QOF 12/13
The percentage of male patients with diabetes with a record of being asked about erectile dysfunction in the preceding 15 months NICE menu
The percentage of male patients with diabetes who have a record of erectile dysfunction with a record of advice and assessment of contributory factors and treatment options in the preceding 15 months NICE menu
The percentage of patients with diabetes who have a record of an albumin:creatinine ratio (ACR) test in the preceding 15 months NICE menu
The percentage of women with diabetes aged 17 or over and who have not attained the age of 45 who have a record of being given information and advice about pregnancy or conception or contraception tailored to their pregnancy and contraceptive intentions recorded in the preceding 12 months NICE menu

Mental health and behavioural conditions

Indicator title Status
Percentage of patients on the Learning Disability register with Down's Syndrome aged 18 and over who have a record of blood TSH in the previous 15 months (excluding those who are on the thyroid disease register) NICE menu
The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of dementia recorded in the preceding 1 April to 31 March with a record of FBC, calcium, glucose, renal and liver function, thyroid function tests, serum vitamin B12 and folate levels recorded between 6 months before or after entering on to the register QOF 11/12
The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a record of alcohol consumption in the preceding 15 months QOF 11/12
The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a record of BMI in the preceding 15 months NICE menu
The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a record of blood pressure in the preceding 15 months QOF 11/12
The percentage of patients aged 40 and over with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a record of total cholesterol: hdl ratio in the preceding 15 months NICE menu
The percentage of patients aged 40 and over with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a record of blood glucose level in the preceding 15 months NICE menu
The percentage of women aged 25 or over and who have not attained the age of 65 with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses whose notes record that a cervical screening test has been performed in the preceding 5 years QOF 11/12
The percentage of patients on lithium therapy with a record of serum creatinine and TSH in the preceding 9 months QOF 11/12
The percentage of patients on lithium therapy with a record of lithium levels in the therapeutic range within the previous 4 months QOF 11/12
The percentage of patients aged 40 years and over with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a record of blood glucose or HbA1c in the preceding 15 months NICE menu
The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of depression in the preceding 1 April to 31 March who have had a bio-psychosocial assessment by the point of diagnosis NICE menu
The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of depression in the preceding 1 April to 31 March who have been reviewed within 10-35 days of the date of diagnosis QOF 13/14
The percentage of patients with dementia with the contact details of a named carer on their record NICE menu
The percentage of patients with dementia (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2014) who have a record of attendance at a memory assessment service up to 12 months before entering on to the register NICE menu
The percentage of patients with dementia (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2014) with a record of FBC, calcium, glucose, renal and liver function, thyroid function tests, serum vitamin B12 and folate levels recorded up to 12 months before entering on to the register NICE menu
The contractor establishes and maintains a register of patients with learning disabilities NICE menu

Musculoskeletal

Indicator title Status
The contractor establishes and maintains a register of patients: 1. Aged 50 or over and who have not attained the age of 75 with a record of a fragility fracture on or after 1 April 2012 and a diagnosis of osteoporosis confirmed on DXA scan, and 2. Aged 75 or over with a record of a fragility fracture on or after 1 April 2014 and a diagnosis of osteoporosis QOF 12/13
The percentage of patients aged 50 or over and who have not attained the age of 75, with a record of a fragility fracture on or after 1 April 2012, in whom osteoporosis is confirmed on DXA scan, who are currently treated with an appropriate bone-sparing Agent QOF 12/13
The percentage of patients aged 75 or over with a record of a fragility fracture on or after 1 April 2014 and a diagnosis of osteoporosis, who are currently treated with an appropriate bone-sparing agent QOF 12/13
The practice can produce a register of all patients aged 16 years and over with rheumatoid arthritis QOF 13/14
The percentage of patients with rheumatoid arthritis aged 30-84 years who have had a cardiovascular risk assessment using a CVD risk assessment tool adjusted for RA in the preceding 15 months NICE menu
The percentage of patients aged 50-90 years with rheumatoid arthritis who have had an assessment of fracture risk using a risk assessment tool adjusted for RA in the preceding 27 months NICE menu
The percentage of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, on the register, who have had a face-to-face review in the preceding 12 months QOF 13/14

Respiratory

Indicator title Status
The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD, asthma, schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder or other psychoses who are recorded as current smokers who have a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 12 months QOF 12/13
The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD, asthma, schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder or other psychoses who smoke whose notes contain a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 15 months QOF 12/13
The percentage of patients aged 15 years and over who are recorded as current smokers who have a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 24 months QOF 12/13
The percentage of patients with asthma, on the register, who have had an asthma review in the preceding 12 months that includes an assessment of asthma control using the 3 RCP questions QOF 12/13
The percentage of patients with COPD and Medical Research Council (MRC) Dyspnoea Scale =3 at any time in the preceding 12 months, with a record of oxygen saturation value within the preceding 12 months QOF 13/14
The percentage of patients with COPD and Medical Research Council (MRC) Dyspnoea Scale ≥3 at any time in the preceding 15 months, with a subsequent record of an offer of referral to a pulmonary rehabilitation programme NICE menu

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