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  • Cardiovascular disease primary prevention - go to this
  • Blood Pressure - go to this
  • Obesity - go to this
  • Smoking indicators - go to this
  • Cervical Screening - go to this
  • Child Health Surveilance - go to this
  • Maternity services - go to this
  • Contraception - go to this

    Cardiovascular disease primary prevention (CVD-PP)

    Indicator
    Points
    Achievement Thresholds
    Ongoing management
    CVD-PP001. In those patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension aged 30 or over and who have not attained the age of 75, recorded between the preceding 1 April to 31 March (excluding those with pre-existing CHD, diabetes, stroke and/or TIA), who have a recorded CVD risk assessment score (using an assessment tool agreed with the NHS CB) of .20% in the preceding 12 months: the percentage who are currently treated with statins
    10
    40-90%
    CVD-PP002. The percentage of patients diagnosed with hypertension (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2009) who are given lifestyle advice in the preceding 12 months for: smoking cessation, safe alcohol consumption and healthy diet
    5
    40-75%

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    Blood pressure (BP)

    BP001 The percentage of patients aged 40 or over who have a record of blood pressure in the preceding 5 years
    15
    50-90%

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    Obesity

    Indicator
    Points
    Achievement Thresholds
    Records
    OB001: The contractor establishes and maintains a register of patients aged 16 or over with a BMI >=30 in the preceding 12 months
    8

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    Smoking Indicators

    Indicator
    Points
    Achievement Thresholds
    Records
    SMOK001: The percentage of patients aged 15 or over whose notes record smoking status in the preceding 24 months
    11
    50-90%
    SMOK002: The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD, asthma, schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder or other psychoses whose notes record smoking status in the preceding 12 months
    25
    50-90%
    Ongoing management    
    SMOK003. The contractor supports patients who smoke in stopping smoking by a strategy which includes providing literature and offering appropriate therapy
    2
    SMOK004: The percentage of patients aged 15 or over who are recorded as current smokers who have a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 24 months
    12
    40-90%
    SMOK005: The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD, asthma, schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder or other psychoses who are recorded as current smokers who have a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 12 months
    25
    56-96%

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    Public Health (PH) Domain - Additional Services sub domain

    Cervical Screening (CS)

    Indicator
    Points
    Achievement Thresholds
    CS001. The contractor has a protocol that is in line with national guidance agreed with the NHS CB for the management of cervical screening, which includes staff training, management of patient call/recall, exception reporting and the regular monitoring of inadequate sample rates
    7
    CS002. The percentage of women aged 25 or over and who have not attained the age of 65 whose notes record that a cervical screening test has been performed in the preceding 5 years
    11
    45-80%
    CS003. The contractor ensures there is a system for informing all women of the results of cervical screening tests
    2
    CS004. The contractor has a policy for auditing its cervical screening service and performs an audit of inadequate cervical screening tests in relation to individual sample-takers at least every 2 years
    2

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    Child Health Surveillance (CHS)

    Indicator
    Points
    Achievement Thresholds
    CHS001. Child development checks are offered at intervals that are consistent with national guidelines and policy agreed with the NHS CB
    6

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    Maternity Services (MAT)

    Indicator
    Points
    Achievement Thresholds
    MAT001. Antenatal care and screening are offered according to current local guidelines agreed with the NHS CB
    6

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    Contraception (CON)

    Indicator
    Points
    Achievement Thresholds
    CON001. The contractor establishes and maintains a register of women aged 54 or under who have been prescribed any method of contraception at least once in the last year, or other clinically appropriate interval e.g. last 5 years for an IUS
    4
     
    CON002 The percentage of women, on the register, prescribed an oral or patch contraceptive method in the preceding 12 months who have also received information from the contractor about long acting reversible methods of contraception in the preceding 12 months
    3
    50-90%
    CON003. The percentage of women, on the register, prescribed emergency hormonal contraception one or more times in the preceding 12 months by the contractor who have received information from the contractor about long acting reversible methods of contraception at the time of or within 1 month of the prescription
    3
    50-90%

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    Prepared By Jean Keenan