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MR-proADM test for use with clinical deterioration scores in cases of suspected infection (MIB195)

Advice on the use of MR-proADM test for use with clinical deterioration scores in cases of suspected infection to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2019

superDimension Navigation System to help diagnostic sampling of peripheral lung lesions (MIB194)

Advice on the use of superDimension Navigation System to help diagnostic sampling of peripheral lung lesions to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2019

Chemotherapy dose standardisation (KTT22)

KTT22 Chemotherapy dose standardisation Key points Chemotherapy dose standardisation

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2018 Last updated September 2019

Medicines optimisation in chronic pain (KTT21)

KTT21 Medicines optimisation in chronic pain Key points Controlling chronic pain can

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Psychotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges (KTT19)

KTT19 Psychotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Safer insulin prescribing (KTT20)

KTT20 Safer insulin prescribing Key points Several new insulin products have been launched

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Type 2 diabetes mellitus: medicines optimisation priorities (KTT12)

KTT12 Type 2 diabetes mellitus: medicines optimisation priorities Key points The NICE

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Multimorbidity and polypharmacy (KTT18)

KTT18 Multimorbidity and polypharmacy Key points Multimorbidity is associated with

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Asthma: medicines safety priorities (KTT5)

KTT5 Asthma: medicines safety priorities Key points Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics (KTT9)

KTT9 Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics Key points Antimicrobial resistance

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Anticoagulants, including direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) (KTT16)

KTT16 Anticoagulants, including direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2016 Last updated September 2019

Lipid-modifying drugs (KTT3)

KTT3 Lipid-modifying drugs Key points The NICE guideline on cardiovascular disease:

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Antipsychotics in people living with dementia (KTT7)

KTT7 Antipsychotics in people living with dementia Key points The risks and limited

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Wound care products (KTT14)

KTT14 Wound care products Key points A large number of wound dressings are available

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Acute kidney injury (AKI): use of medicines in people with or at increased risk of AKI (KTT17)

KTT17 Acute kidney injury (AKI): use of medicines in people with or at increased risk of AKI Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2016 Last updated September 2019

Hypnotics (KTT6)

KTT6 Hypnotics Key points The risks associated with hypnotics (including melatonin)

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Leukomed Sorbact for preventing surgical site infection (MIB197)

Advice on the use of Leukomed Sorbact for preventing surgical site infection (SSI) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2019

Suicide prevention: optimising medicines and reducing access to medicines as a means of suicide (KTT24)

KTT24 Suicide prevention: optimising medicines and reducing access to medicines as a means of suicide Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published March 2019 Last updated September 2019

Shared decision making (KTT23)

KTT23 Shared decision making Key points In the context of medicines optimisation, shared

Key therapeutic topic Published March 2019 Last updated September 2019

InterDry for intertrigo (MIB192)

Advice on the use of InterDry for intertrigo (inflammatory skin rash) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

UroShield for preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (MIB191)

Advice on the use of UroShield for preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

SuperNO2VA for the relief of upper airway obstruction in people with obstructive sleep apnoea (MIB190)

Advice on the use of SuperNO2VA for the relief of upper airway obstruction in people with obstructive sleep apnoea to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

Alpha-Stim AID for anxiety (MIB193)

Advice on the use of Alpha-Stim AID for anxiety to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

The V.A.C. Veraflo Therapy system for infected wounds (MIB189)

Advice on the use of the V.A.C. Veraflo Therapy system for infected wounds to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

The percentage of adults and young people at a GP surgery in an area of high or extremely high HIV prevalence who have not had an HIV test in the last 12 months, who are having a blood test and receive an HIV test at the same time

The percentage of adults and young people at a GP surgery in an area of high or extremely high HIV prevalence who have not had an HIV test in the last

General practice indicator suitable for use outside of the QOF Published October 2019

The percentage of patients aged 80 years and over with a history of stroke or TIA in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 150/90 mmHg or less

The percentage of patients aged 80 years and over with a history of stroke or TIA in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2019

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

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...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2019

The percentage of patients aged 80 years or over with coronary heart disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 150/90 mmHg or less.

The percentage of patients aged 80 years or over with coronary heart disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2019

The percentage of patients aged 80 years or over with peripheral arterial disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 150/90 mmHg or less.

The percentage of patients aged 80 years or over with peripheral arterial disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2019

The percentage of patients registered at the practice aged 65 years and over who have been diagnosed with one or more of the following conditions: coronary heart disease, heart failure, hypertension, diabetes, CKD, PAD, or stroke/TIA who have had a pulse rhythm assessment in the preceding 12 months.

The percentage of patients registered at the practice aged 65 years and over who have been diagnosed with one or more of the following conditions:...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2019

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 indicators. NM53 hypertension guidance.

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2019

The percentage of patients diagnosed with hypertension (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2009) who are given lifestyle advice in the preceding 12 months for: smoking cessation, safe alcohol consumption and healthy diet

The percentage of patients diagnosed with hypertension (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2009) who are given lifestyle advice in the preceding 12 months...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with a current diagnosis of heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction, who are currently treated with a beta-blocker licensed for heart failure

The percentage of patients with a current diagnosis of heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction, who are currently treated with a beta-blocker licensed for heart failure.

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2019

The percentage of patients with a current diagnosis of heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction, who are currently treated with an ACE-I or ARB

The percentage of patients with a current diagnosis of heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction, who are currently treated with an ACE-I or ARB

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of depression or anxiety and a FAST score of ≥3 or AUDIT-C score of ≥5 in the preceding 12 months, who have received brief intervention to help them reduce their alcohol related risk within 3 months of the score being recorded.

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of depression or anxiety and a FAST score of ≥3 or AUDIT-C score of ≥5 in the preceding 12 months, who

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2019

The percentage of adults and young people newly registered with a GP in an area of high or extremely high HIV prevalence who receive an HIV test within 3 months of registration.

The percentage of adults and young people newly registered with a GP in an area of high or extremely high HIV prevalence who receive an HIV test...

General practice indicator suitable for use outside of the QOF Published October 2019

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

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,...

General practice indicator suitable for use outside of the QOF Published September 2019

The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses with a FAST score of ≥3 or AUDIT-C score of ≥5 in the preceding 12 months who have received a brief intervention to help them reduce their alcohol related risk within 3 months of the score being recorded.

The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses with a FAST score of ≥3 or AUDIT-C score of ≥5 in the...

General practice indicator suitable for use outside of the QOF Published October 2019

The percentage of people aged 29 years and under, with a total cholesterol concentration greater than 7.5 mmol/l that are assessed against the Simon Broome or Dutch Lipid Clinic Network (DLCN) criteria

The percentage of people aged 29 years and under, with a total cholesterol concentration greater than 7.5 mmol/l that are assessed against the Simon...

General practice indicator suitable for use outside of the QOF Published October 2019

The percentage of people aged 30 years and older with a total cholesterol concentration greater than 9.0mmol/l that are assessed against the Simon Broome or Dutch Lipid Clinic Network (DLCN) criteria

The percentage of people aged 30 years and older with a total cholesterol concentration greater than 9.0mmol/l that are assessed against the Simon...

General practice indicator suitable for use outside of the QOF Published October 2019

The contractor establishes and maintains a register of patients with asthma aged 5 or over

The contractor establishes and maintains a register of patients with asthma aged 5 or over Subject(s): Asthma Date

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of depression or anxiety in the preceding 12 months who have been screened for hazardous drinking using the FAST or AUDIT-C tool in the 3 months before or after their diagnosis being recorded

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of depression or anxiety in the preceding 12 months who have been screened for hazardous drinking...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2019

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

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2014) which has been confirmed by ambulatory blood...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 12 months who have been screened for hazardous drinking using the FAST or AUDIT-C tool in the 3 months before or after the date of entry on the hypertension register

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 12 months who have been screened for hazardous drinking using the...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 12 months with a FAST score of ≥3 or AUDIT-C score of ≥5 who have received brief intervention to help them reduce their alcohol related risk within 3 months of the score being recorded

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 12 months with a FAST score of ≥3 or AUDIT-C score of ≥5 who have...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of a 12 lead ECG performed in the three months before or after the date of entry to the hypertension register

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of a 12 lead ECG performed...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of a test for haematuria in the three months before or after the date of entry to the hypertension register.

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of a test for haematuria in

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of urinary albumin: creatinine ratio test in the three months before or after the date of entry to the hypertension register

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of urinary albumin:...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2019