Updating results

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

The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD or asthma, whose notes record smoking status in the preceding 12 months

The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD or...

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

The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD, asthma who are recorded as current smokers who have a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 12 months

The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD, asthma

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

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

NICE indicators. NM02 Diabetes guidance.

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

The percentage of patients with diabetes without moderate or severe frailty, on the register, in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 140/80 mmHg or less

The percentage of patients with diabetes without moderate or severe frailty, on the register, in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the

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

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

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)...

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

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

The percentage of patients aged 79 or under with peripheral arterial 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 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

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

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

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

NICE indicators. NM01 Diabetes guidance.

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

How does the timing and frequency of ultrasound examination affect diagnosis and outcomes of early pregnancy complications, including women's experience and cost effectiveness?

Recommendation ID NG126/1 Question How does the timing and frequency of ultrasound examination affect diagnosis and outcomes of early pregnancy

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What are the costs associated with best supportive care?

Recommendation ID TA575/1 Question What are the costs associated with best supportive care? Any explanatory notes(if applicable)

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the best technique for delivering surfactant in a minimally invasive manner?

Recommendation ID NG124/2 Question What is the best technique for delivering surfactant in a minimally invasive manner? Any explanatory

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Does caesarean section protect against cerebral haemorrhage in women with a history of subarachnoid haemorrhage or cerebrovascular malformation?

Recommendation ID NG121/1 Question Does caesarean section protect against cerebral haemorrhage in women with a history of subarachnoid haemorrhage

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What clinical features and laboratory investigations can be used to better stratify risk for women in labour with signs of sepsis (including fever and tachycardia)?

Recommendation ID NG121/4 Question What clinical features and laboratory investigations can be used to better stratify risk for women in

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Are progesterone or progestogens effective in treating threatened miscarriage?

Recommendation ID NG136/3 Question Are progesterone or progestogens effective in treating threatened miscarriage? Any explanatory notes(if

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of intermittent auscultation compared with continuous cardiotocography for women in labour who have had a previous caesarean section?

Recommendation ID NG121/5 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of intermittent auscultation compared with continuous cardiotocography

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the most effective combination of an analgesic with a neuromuscular blocker, or an analgesic with an anaesthetic agent, for premedication in preterm babies requiring elective or semi-elective intubation?

Recommendation ID NG124/5 Question What is the most effective combination of an analgesic with a neuromuscular blocker, or an analgesic

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Does targeting higher oxygen saturations of 92% to 97% in preterm babies lead to improved survival without significant complications?

Recommendation ID NG124/4 Question Does targeting higher oxygen saturations of 92% to 97% in preterm babies lead to improved survival without...

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Is obesity an independent risk factor for perinatal morbidity and mortality?

Recommendation ID NG121/3 Question Is obesity an independent risk factor for perinatal morbidity and mortality? Any explanatory notes(if

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the effectiveness of high-pressure non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) compared with continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP) flow driver as the primary mode of ventilation?

Recommendation ID NG124/1 Question What is the effectiveness of high-pressure non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) compared

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Does the use of ultrasound of the lumbar spine improve siting of regional anaesthetic needles in pregnant women with a BMI over 30 kg/m2 at the booking appointment?

Recommendation ID NG121/2 Question Does the use of ultrasound of the lumbar spine improve siting of regional anaesthetic needles in pregnant

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the clinical effectiveness of preoperative nasal decolonisation using mupirocin in combination with a chlorhexidine body wash in the whole population?

Recommendation ID NG125/1 Question What is the clinical effectiveness of preoperative nasal decolonisation using mupirocin in combination

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Is the use of chlorhexidine body wash associated with increased antimicrobial resistance?

Recommendation ID NG125/2 Question Is the use of chlorhexidine body wash associated with increased antimicrobial resistance? Any explanatory

Research recommendation Published August 2019

In women with confirmed miscarriage, does the type of management strategy (expectant, medical and surgical) impact on women's experience, including psychological and emotional outcomes?

Recommendation ID NG126/4 Question In women with confirmed miscarriage, does the type of management strategy (expectant, medical and surgical)

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the effectiveness of diuretics compared with placebo in preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in preterm babies on respiratory support?

Recommendation ID NG124/3 Question What is the effectiveness of diuretics compared with placebo in preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Research recommendation Published August 2019

In women with ectopic pregnancy, does the type of intervention impact on women's experience, including psychological and emotional outcomes?

Recommendation ID NG126/5 Question In women with ectopic pregnancy, does the type of intervention impact on women's experience, including

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Which patient groups, contamination groups and which layers gain the most benefit from the use of triclosan-coated or triclosan-impregnated sutures?

Recommendation ID NG125/5 Question Which patient groups, contamination groups and which layers gain the most benefit from the use of triclosan-coated

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What are the cost associated with best supportive care?

Recommendation ID TA574/1 Question What are the cost associated with best supportive care? Any explanatory notes(if applicable)

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of chlorhexidine in alcohol at different concentrations in the prevention of surgical site infection when applied to the skin before incision?

Recommendation ID NG125/3 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of chlorhexidine in alcohol at different concentrations in

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Is the application of antiseptics and antibiotics in the operative field before wound closure, clinically and cost effective in reducing surgical site infection rates?

Recommendation ID NG125/4 Question Is the application of antiseptics and antibiotics in the operative field before wound closure, clinically

Research recommendation Published August 2019

The proportion of people who have had an acute stroke who receive thrombolysis for stroke

The proportion of people who have had an acute stroke who receive thrombolysis for stroke Subject(s): Stroke and ischaemic attack

Clinical Commissioning Group indicator Published August 2019

The proportion of people who have had or are having a stroke who are admitted to an acute stroke unit within 4 hours of arrival to hospital

The proportion of people who have had or are having a stroke who are admitted to an acute stroke unit within 4 hours of arrival to hospital

Clinical Commissioning Group indicator Published August 2019

The proportion of patients who have had an acute stroke who spend 90% or more of their stay on a stroke unit

The proportion of patients who have had an acute stroke who spend 90% or more of their stay on a stroke unit Subject(s): Stroke and

Clinical Commissioning Group indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with a stroke shown to be non-haemorrhagic, or a history of TIA, who have a record in the preceding 12 months that an anti-platelet agent, or an anti-coagulant is being taken (Inherited)

The percentage of patients with a stroke shown to be non-haemorrhagic, or a history of TIA, who have a record in the preceding 12 months that an...

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

The percentage of women aged 50 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 and 6 months

The percentage of women aged 50 or over and who have not attained the age of 65 with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses...

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

The percentage of women, on the register, prescribed emergency hormonal contraception 1 or more times in the preceding 12 months by the contractor who have received information from the contractor about long acting reversible methods of contraception at the time of or within 1 month of the prescription (Inherited)

The percentage of women, on the register, prescribed emergency hormonal contraception 1 or more times in the preceding 12 months by the contractor who

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

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

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

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

The percentage of patients aged 75 or over with a fragility fracture on or after 1 April 2012, who are currently treated with an appropriate bone-sparing agent

The percentage of patients aged 75 or over with a fragility fracture on or after 1 April 2012, who are currently treated with an appropriate...

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

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

The percentage of patients on lithium therapy with a record of lithium levels in the therapeutic range within the previous 4 months Subject(s):

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

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

The percentage of patients on lithium therapy with a record of serum creatinine and TSH in the preceding 9 months Subject(s): Bipolar,

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

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

The percentage of patients with dementia (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2014) with a record of FBC, calcium, glucose, renal and liver function,...

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

The percentage of women aged 25 or over and who have not attained the age of 50 with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses whose notes record that a cervical screening test has been performed in the preceding 3 years and 6 months

The percentage of women aged 25 or over and who have not attained the age of 50 with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses...

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

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

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...

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

The percentage of patients with COPD with a record of FEV1 in the preceding 12 months (Inherited)

The percentage of patients with COPD with a record of FEV1 in the preceding 12 months (Inherited) Subject(s): Chronic obstructive

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

The percentage of patients with very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with a record of oxygen saturation value within the preceding 12 months

The percentage of patients with very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with a record of oxygen saturation value within the preceding

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

What is the effectiveness and safety of anticholinergic medicines for overactive bladder in older women?

Recommendation ID NG123/1 Question What is the effectiveness and safety of anticholinergic medicines for overactive bladder in older women

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What is the most effective surgical management for women with both stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, including the sequence of interventions?

Recommendation ID NG123/7 Question What is the most effective surgical management for women with both stress urinary incontinence and pelvic

Research recommendation Published June 2019