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.

 

Obesity

The percentage of patients with coronary heart disease, stroke or TIA, diabetes, hypertension, peripheral arterial disease, heart failure, COPD, asthma and/ or rheumatoid arthritis who have had a BMI recorded in the preceding 12 months

View indicator details NICE id code: NM121

Osteoporosis: secondary prevention of fragility fracture

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM29

Peripheral arterial disease

The contractor establishes and maintains a register of patients with peripheral arterial disease

View indicator details NICE id code: NM32

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM67

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM35

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM33

Rheumatoid arthritis

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM57

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM56

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM58

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM55

Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease

The percentage of patients who had a myocardial infarction in the preceding 1 April to 31 March and who are currently being treated with ACE-I (or ARB if ACE-I intolerant), dual anti-platelet therapy, beta-blocker and a statin

View indicator details NICE id code: NM79

The percentage of patients with a history of myocardial infarction (more than 12 months ago) who are currently being treated with an ACE-I (or ARB if ACE-I intolerant), aspirin (or clopidogrel) (or anticoagulant drug therapy) and a statin and a beta-blocker for those patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction

View indicator details NICE id code: NM80

Smoking

The contractor supports patients who smoke in stopping smoking by a strategy which includes providing literature and offering appropriate therapy (Inherited)

View indicator details NICE id code: NM113

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM40

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM126

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM127

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM38

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM39

The percentage of patients with 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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM125

The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder or other psychoses whose notes record smoking status in the preceding 12 months

View indicator details NICE id code: NM124

Stroke and transient ischaemic attack

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM69

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

View indicator details NICE id code: NM60

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)

View indicator details NICE id code: NM94

The percentage of patients with stroke or TIA who have had influenza immunisation in the preceding 1 August to 31 March (Inherited)

View indicator details NICE id code: NM140