About QOF

The indicators listed here have been developed through the NICE Indicator development process and have been deemed appropriate to be considered for inclusion in the QOF.

This NICE menu of QOF indicators is a full list of indicators that have been developed by NICE.

NHS England and the UK devolved administrations will use the NICE QOF menu to help decide which indicators are included in the QOF within their countries.

 

Mental health

The percentage of patients aged 18 and over with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a record of total cholesterol: hdl ratio in the preceding 12 months

View indicator details NICE id code: NM129

The percentage of patients aged 18 years and over with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a record of blood glucose or HbA1c in the preceding 12 months

View indicator details NICE id code: NM130

The percentage of patients on lithium therapy with a record of lithium levels in the therapeutic range within the previous 4 months

View indicator details NICE id code: NM22

The percentage of patients on lithium therapy with a record of serum creatinine and TSH in the preceding 9 months

View indicator details NICE id code: NM21

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of depression and/or anxiety disorder in the preceding 1 April to 31 March, whose notes record an offer of referral for psychological treatment within 3 months of the date of diagnosis (Inherited)

View indicator details NICE id code: NM123

The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses aged 25-84 (excluding those with pre-existing CHD, diabetes, stroke and/or TIA) who have had a CVD risk assessment performed in the preceding 12 months (using an assessment tool agreed with NHS England)

View indicator details NICE id code: NM120

The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a comprehensive care plan documented in the record, in the preceding 12 months, agreed between individuals, their family and/or carers as appropriate (Inherited)

View indicator details NICE id code: NM108

The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a record of alcohol consumption in the preceding 15 months

View indicator details NICE id code: NM15

The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a record of blood pressure in the preceding 15 months

View indicator details NICE id code: NM17

The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a record of BMI in the preceding 15 months

View indicator details NICE id code: NM16

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM20

The percentage of women with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder or other psychoses under the age of 45 years who have been given information and advice about pregnancy, conception or contraception tailored to their pregnancy and contraceptive intentions recorded in the preceding 12 months.

View indicator details NICE id code: NM78