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Document Dental Contract Reform - What is the ‘Dental Quality Outcomes Framework’ (DQOF)?

The 'Dental Quality Outcomes Framework' (DQOF) information is published for information and quality improvement purposes only and doesn't affect the contract value paid to practices. DQOF information can be found on Compass using the report type code 'PTDQOF'.

DQOF is broken down into four domains covering:

  • Patient safety – 100 points
  • Clinical effectiveness – 500 points
  • Patient experience – 300 points
  • Data quality – 100 points

Location: Reporting > View Published Reports

Complete guidance on the DQOF, can be accessed on the NHS Dental Services website.