International & National Indicators/Tools

We would like to acknowledge the beneficial influence of the following International Tools in the development of the Quality Book of Tools:

Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Aiming for Excellence – An Assessment Tool for New Zealand General Practice. 3rd ed [monograph online]. New Zealand: Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP); 2009 [cited 2010 Jul 21]. Available from: http://www.rnzcgp.org.nz/assets/documents/CORNERSTONE/Aiming-for-Excellence-2009-including-record-review.pdf

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners National Expert Committee on Standards for General Practices. Standards for General Practices. 3rd ed [monograph online]. South Melbourne: The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP); 2007 Jul [cited 2010 Jul 21].

Available from: www.racgp.org.au/standards

 

TOPAS-Europe. European Practice Assessment (EPA) –Easy to use and scientifically developed quality management for general practice [Internet]. 2008 Jan 9 [cited 2015 May 19]. Available from: http://www.equip.ch/files/31/epa_information_paper_english_vs11.pdf

NHS Employers & General Practitioners Committee (BMA). Quality and Outcomes Framework – Guidance for GMS contract 2009/10 [Internet]. 2009 Mar

[cited 2010 Jul 21]. Available from:

www.nhsemployers.org/Aboutus/Publications/Documents/QOF_Guidance_2009_final.pdf

Canadian Institute for Health Information. Pan-Canadian Primary Health Care Indicators [monograph online]. Ottawa: Canadian Institute for Health Information; 2006

[cited 2010 Jul 21]. Available from:

http://www.cihi.ca/CIHI-ext-portal/pdf/internet/PDF_PHC_INDI_REPORT1VOL1FIN_EN
http://www.cihi.ca/CIHI-ext-portal/pdf/internet/PDF_PHC_INDI_REPORT1VOL2_EN

  • Criteria Symbols

    Legal and Safety – required by law*

    Essential – required to demonstrate best practice

    Desirable – required to demonstrate additional quality

    (*Assumptions about indicators are based on the nature of these indicators and the regulations that qualify them)