Letters, calls and emails: QOF score 'disgrace' of PCT-run practices

Dear Editor

Your front-page article is an eye opener (GP, 30 November).

It is a disgrace to learn that PCT-run practices are failing to achieve national average quality scores, despite higher running costs in comparison with GMS and PMS practices.

It shows that the entire quality framework is a mess, keeping GPs busy with hardly satisfying results in the much needed care of patients.

Enough is enough. PCTs must learn the lessons and stop this worthless experimentation.

Dr Hari Nawal, Bedford, Bedfordshire.

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