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GPs buried under trusts' workload dump

Risk of QOF is new work for no new money

The original idea of the new contract including the QOF was new money for new work.

The idea of dropping indicators which have become standard practice fails to acknowledge the costs and workload of maintaining those standards.

If the QOF continues to evolve with new work for no extra funding, eventually the workload burden in general practice will become unmanageable.

Dr Ahmed Nana, Leicester

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