Understanding the results

Browse the online database to find the results for your local surgery.

Other searches will compare your local GP practice against other GP practices in the local area and the national results across England.

In terms of scale, the data for QOF are collected from 6,873 GP practices with over 59 million registered patients in England.

By providing this world-leading intelligence on clinical conditions such as diabetes, heart conditions and cancer; public health including additional services (e.g. contraception etc.), GPs and other health professionals can make improvements in managing patient care. This should in time lead to a reduction in avoidable hospital admissions.

How are the QOF points calculated?

The QOF is a component of the GP contract, introduced in 2004. Achievement is measured for indicators in three areas, known as ‘domains’:

What results can I show for the listed practices?

By checking the options in the display panel you can compare:

Example of the results
Image of results chart showing example data for three clinical area: a row on the chart details how many indicators make up the score for a clinical area, it includes the score as a percentage as well as the number of points achieved and comparision to CCG and England averages.

The sample of the output chart above shows the results for some of the clinical indicator groups for an individual GP practice.

As well as displaying the latest 2018/19 results, the chart also displays the current year's Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and England averages.

Similar charts are available for the total achievement results, the three individual domain results, the underlying achievement details and exceptions data for the individual indicators within each indicator group.