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The percentage of women with epilepsy aged 18 or over and who have not attained the age of 45 who are taking antiepileptic drugs 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

The percentage of women with epilepsy aged 18 or over and who have not attained the age of 45 who are taking antiepileptic drugs who have a record of...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published June 2016

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.

The percentage of women with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder or other psychoses under the age of 45 years who have been given information...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published June 2016

The practice can produce a register of all patients aged 16 years and over with rheumatoid arthritis

NICE indicators. NM55 rheumatoid arthritis guidance.

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2017

The practice can produce a register of people with moderate to severe frailty.

The practice can produce a register of people with moderate to severe frailty. Subject(s): Multiple long-term conditions

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

The practice can produce a register of people with multimorbidity who would benefit from a tailored approach to care.

The practice can produce a register of people with multimorbidity who would benefit from a tailored approach to care. Subject(s):

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

The practice establishes and maintains a register of all patients who have had an episode of AKI

The practice establishes and maintains a register of all patients who have had an episode of AKI Subject(s): Kidney conditions

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published July 2017

The practice establishes and maintains a register of all patients with a diagnosis of autism

The practice establishes and maintains a register of all patients with a diagnosis of autism Subject(s): Autism Date

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published August 2017

The practice establishes and maintains a register of all patients with a diagnosis of non-diabetic hyperglycaemia

The practice establishes and maintains a register of all patients with a diagnosis of non-diabetic hyperglycaemia Subject(s): Diabetes

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published July 2017

The proportion of women eligible for screening and aged 25 – 49 years at end of period reported whose notes record that an adequate cervical screening test has been performed in the previous 3.5 years

The proportion of women eligible for screening and aged 25 – 49 years at end of period reported whose notes record that an adequate cervical screening test has been performed in the previous 3.5 years

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published November 2017

The proportion of women eligible for screening and aged 50 – 64 years at end of period reported whose notes record that an adequate cervical screening test has been performed in the previous 5.5 years

The proportion of women eligible for screening and aged 50 – 64 years at end of period reported whose notes record that an adequate cervical screening

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published July 2017

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

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

NICE indicators. NM33 peripheral arterial disease guidance.

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2017

The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, in whom the last IFCC-HbA1c is 58 mmol/mol or less in the preceding 12 months

The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, in whom the last IFCC-HbA1c is 58 mmol/mol or less in the preceding 12 months

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published July 2016

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 indicators. NM56 rheumatoid arthritis guidance.

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2017

The percentage of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, on the register, who have had a face-to-face review in the preceding 12 months

NICE indicators. NM58 rheumatoid arthritis guidance.

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2017

The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, in whom the last IFCC-HbA1c is 64 mmol/mol or less in the preceding 12 months (Inherited)

The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, in whom the last IFCC-HbA1c is 64 mmol/mol or less in the preceding 12 months (Inherited)

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published June 2016

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)

The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses aged 25-84 (excluding those with pre-existing CHD,...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published June 2016

The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, in whom the last IFCC-HbA1c is 75 mmol/mol or less in the preceding 12 months (Inherited)

The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, in whom the last IFCC-HbA1c is 75 mmol/mol or less in the preceding 12 months (Inherited)

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published June 2016

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)

The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses who have a comprehensive care plan documented in the...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published June 2016

The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, who have a record of retinal screening in the preceding 12 months (Inherited)

The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, who have a record of retinal screening in the preceding 12 months (Inherited)

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published June 2016

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

NICE indicators. NM15 schizophrenia guidance.

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2017

The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, who have had influenza immunisation in the preceding 1 August to 31 March (Inherited)

The percentage of patients with diabetes, on the register, who have had influenza immunisation in the preceding 1 August to 31 March (Inherited)

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published June 2016

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

NICE indicators. NM17 schizophrenia guidance.

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 2017

The percentage of patients (aged 65 years and over) with moderate or severe frailty who have been asked whether they have had a fall, about the total number of falls and about the type of falls, in the last 12 months.

The percentage of patients (aged 65 years and over) with moderate or severe frailty who have been asked whether they have had a fall, about the total...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published October 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 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 newly diagnosed with non-diabetic hyperglycaemia in the preceding 12 months who have been referred to a Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme for intensive lifestyle advice (NDPP areas only)

The percentage of patients newly diagnosed with non-diabetic hyperglycaemia in the preceding 12 months who have been referred to a Healthier You: NHS...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published July 2017

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 with coronary heart disease who have had influenza immunisation in the preceding 1 August to 31 March (Inherited)

The percentage of patients with coronary heart disease who have had influenza immunisation in the preceding 1 August to 31 March (Inherited)

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published March 2017

Oesophago-gastric cancer: assessment and management in adults (NG83)

This guideline covers assessing and managing oesophago-gastric cancer in adults, including radical and palliative treatment and nutritional support. It aims to reduce variation in practice through better organisation of care and support, and improve quality of life and survival by giving advice on the most suitable treatments depending on cancer type, stage and location.

NICE guideline Published January 2018

Age-related macular degeneration (NG82)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in adults. It aims to improve the speed at which people are diagnosed and treated to prevent loss of sight.

NICE guideline Published January 2018

Glaucoma: diagnosis and management (NG81)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing glaucoma in people aged 18 and over. It includes recommendations on testing and referral (case-finding) for chronic open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension, and on effective diagnosis, treatment and reassessment to stop these conditions progressing.

NICE guideline Published November 2017

Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management (NG80)

This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve the accuracy of diagnosis, help people to control their asthma and reduce the risk of asthma attacks. It does not cover managing severe asthma or acute asthma attacks. The investment and training required to implement the guideline will take time. In the meantime, primary care services should implement what they can of the recommendations, using currently available approaches to diagnosis until the infrastructure for objective testing is in place.

NICE guideline Published November 2017

Chronic kidney disease: managing anaemia (NG8)

This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing, managing and monitoring anaemia in people with chronic kidney disease. It aims to improve care for people with chronic kidney disease by specifying how to assess when their anaemia needs treating, and by making detailed recommendations on treatment with erythropoietic stimulating agents (ESAs) and iron. It also covers detecting and managing ESA-resistant anaemia.

NICE guideline Published June 2015

Cystic fibrosis: diagnosis and management (NG78)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis. It specifies how to monitor the condition and manage the symptoms to improve quality of life. There are also detailed recommendations on treating the most common infections in people with cystic fibrosis.

NICE guideline Published October 2017

Brain tumours (primary) and brain metastases in adults (NG99)

This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing any type of primary brain tumour or brain metastases in people aged 16 or over. It aims to improve diagnosis and care, including standardising the care people have, how information and support are provided, and palliative care.

NICE guideline Published July 2018

Hearing loss in adults: assessment and management (NG98)

This guideline covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with hearing loss by advising healthcare staff on assessing hearing difficulties, managing earwax and referring people for audiological or specialist assessment and management.

NICE guideline Published June 2018

Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers (NG97)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia.

NICE guideline Published June 2018

Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities (NG96)

This guideline covers care and support for adults with learning disabilities as they grow older. It covers identifying changing needs, planning for the future, and delivering services including health, social care and housing. It aims to support people to access the services they need as they get older.

NICE guideline Published April 2018

Lyme disease (NG95)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment. It does not cover preventing Lyme disease.

NICE guideline Published April 2018 Last updated October 2018

Emergency and acute medical care in over 16s: service delivery and organisation (NG94)

This guideline covers organising and delivering emergency and acute medical care for people aged over 16 in the community and in hospital. It aims to reduce the need for hospital admissions by giving advanced training to paramedics and providing community alternatives to hospital care. It also promotes good-quality care in hospital and joint working between health and social services.

NICE guideline Published March 2018

Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: service design and delivery (NG93)

This guideline covers services for children, young people and adults with a learning disability (or autism and a learning disability) and behaviour that challenges. It aims to promote a lifelong approach to supporting people and their families and carers, focusing on prevention and early intervention and minimising inpatient admissions.

NICE guideline Published March 2018

Bronchiolitis in children: diagnosis and management (NG9)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing bronchiolitis in children. It aims to help healthcare professionals diagnose bronchiolitis and identify if children should be cared for at home or in hospital. It describes treatments and interventions that can be used to help with the symptoms of bronchiolitis.

NICE guideline Published June 2015

Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism (NG89)

This guideline covers assessing and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE or blood clots) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in people aged 16 and over in hospital. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people most at risk and describes interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of VTE.

NICE guideline Published March 2018 Last updated August 2019

Patient group directions (MPG2)

This guideline covers good practice for developing, authorising, using and updating patient group directions. It also offers advice on deciding whether a patient group direction is needed.

Medicines practice guideline Published August 2013 Last updated March 2017

Developing and updating local formularies (MPG1)

This guideline covers good practice for developing and updating local formularies in line with statutory requirements. It supports developing formularies that reflect local needs, reduce variation in prescribing, and allow rapid adoption of new medicines and treatments.

Medicines practice guideline Published March 2014 Last updated October 2015