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Quick reckoner for quality pay

GPs can predict how many points they will score on the quality framework in the first year of the contract using a sample of just 10 patients, according to GP negotiators.

GPC joint-deputy chair Dr Hamish Meldrum said practices should randomly select 10-15 patients and examine them against a disease area of the quality framework, then extrapolate the findings for the rest of their list. He said many practices were already reporting accurate predictions using the method without waiting for forthcoming software.

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