The independent Advisory Committee met in July and agreed principles for its review of Quality and Outcomes Framework indicators. Details of these discussions have been published on the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence website and a copy placed in the Library.
Details of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) indicator pilots are set out in the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence’s (NICE’S) interim process guide for the development of QOF indicators. This guide has been published on the NICE website and a copy placed in the Library.
The National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence have published details of indicators currently in development and for further review on their website. A copy has been placed in the Library.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence opened an online suggestions facility on 15 September to enable any stakeholder to propose new a topic—or changes to an existing topic—for Quality and Outcomes Framework. The cut-off date for the current round of submissions was 13 October. After this date, there will be a further opportunity to suggest topics in spring 2010.