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Quality and Outcomes Framework

2015/16 Exception reporting

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2015/16 Exception reporting

This page presents a range of information on QOF exception reporting in Scotland for 2015/16. An introduction to this topic area, how the data are presented, and some commentary on the figures, is provided within the Questions & Answers document Download Word file [112kb] prepared to accompany these statistics. Links to graphs and data tables appear further down the page.

Users of Scotland's exception reporting data are strongly urged to read the Questions & Answers document Download Word file [112kb] document provided here before accessing the exception reporting tables.

Explanatory & Supporting Information
Questions & Answers documentDownload PDF file Quick guide to terms used
Exception/exclusion grouping lookupDownload Excel file List of individual QOF indicators and descriptionsDownload Excel file
Practices excluded from these analysesDownload Excel file List of practice detailsDownload Excel file

Notes on the data downloads below

  • Not all practices are included in the analyses. The reasons for this are explained in more detail in the Questions & Answers document for this publication
  • Some of the practice level files are large and may take time to download
  • It is essential to take note of each practice's contract type. In particular, many practices with section 2c or 17c contract types may use only some of the QOF indicators, as part of an individualised quality framework. This means that zeros may appear against individual indicators for those practices, however it should not be taken to mean that such practices are not providing a high level of service to their patients
Data at Scotland, NHS Board and Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) level
Scotland and NHS Board data, by clinical areaDownload Excel file
Scotland and NHS Board data, by Board areaDownload Excel file
HSCP dataDownload Excel file

Data at Practice level

by clinical indicator area by NHS Board
Download Excel fileAsthma [360kb] Download Excel fileNHS Ayrshire & Arran [400kb]
Download Excel fileAtrial Fibrillation [180kb] Download Excel fileNHS Borders [300kb]
Download Excel fileCancer [300kb] Download Excel fileNHS Dumfries & Galloway [350kb]
Download Excel fileCHD (Coronary Heart Disease) [490kb] Download Excel fileNHS Fife [440kb]
Download Excel fileCKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) [430kb] Download Excel fileNHS Forth Valley [420kb]
Download Excel fileCOPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) [520kb] Download Excel fileNHS Grampian [470kb]
Download Excel fileDementia [340kb] Download Excel fileNHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde [1.4mb]
Download Excel fileDiabetes Mellitus [1mb] Download Excel fileNHS Highland [570kb]
Download Excel fileHeart Failure [420kb] Download Excel fileNHS Lanarkshire [720kb]
Download Excel fileHypertension [300kb] Download Excel fileNHS Lothian [760kb]
Download Excel fileMental Health [1.1mb] Download Excel fileNHS Orkney [260kb]
Download Excel fileOsteoporosis [350kb] Download Excel fileNHS Shetland [270kb]
Download Excel filePAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease) [300kb] Download Excel fileNHS Tayside [470kb]
Download Excel fileRheumatoid Arthritis [300kb] Download Excel fileNHS Western Isles [270kb]
Download Excel fileStroke & Transient Ischaemic Attack [500kb]  

For detailed definitions of each QOF indicator please follow this link to the QOF Business Rules version 32.0 on the Primary Care Commissioning website (applicable in 2015/16).

Note - these rules were applicable in 2015/16 but do not apply for onwards. As the QOF develops, revised sets of business rules are published within the QOF implementation Business Rules pages of the Primary Care Contracting website.


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