The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF), the pay-for-performance protocol in general practice, has been the subject of significant debate since it was rolled out in 2004. At the core of the debate is whether the quality of general practice can be quantified for the purposes of performance management. There are concerns that the QOF has facilitated a “box ticking culture” which undermines the doctor-patient relationship and... Read More
Jonathon Tomlinson reflects on the difficulties of measuring the quality of general practice and the prospects of improvement.
Jonathon Tomlinson on the GP crisis and 7-day working.
Dr Jonathon Tomlinson outlines what the future GP practice could look like