Pay-for-performance in the United Kingdom: impact of the quality and outcomes framework: a systematic review.

  title={Pay-for-performance in the United Kingdom: impact of the quality and outcomes framework: a systematic review.},
  author={Stephen J. Gillam and Aloysius Niroshan Siriwardena and Nicholas Steel},
  journal={Annals of family medicine},
  volume={10 5},
PURPOSE Primary care practices in the United Kingdom have received substantial financial rewards for achieving standards set out in the Quality and Outcomes Framework since April 2004. This article reviews the growing evidence for the impact of the framework on the quality of primary medical care. METHODS Five hundred seventy-five articles were identified by searching the MEDLINE, EMBASE, and PsycINFO databases, and from the reference lists of published reviews and articles. One hundred… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 26 times. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 106 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 56 references

Quality and Outcomes Framework guidance for GMS contract 2011/12

NHS Employers
Delivering investment in general practice. NHS Employers. April • 2011

The effect of fi nancial incentives on the quality of health care provided by primary care physicians

A Scott, P Sivey, D Ait Ouakrim
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;9:CD008451 • 2011

Developing indicators and the concept of QOF ability

S Campbell, H. Lester
The Quality and Outcomes Framework: QOF Transforming General Practice. Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing • 2010

Do Improvements in Primary Care Reduce Secondary Care Costs? London: The Health

S Martin, PC Smith, M Dusheiko, H. Gravelle

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…