Asthma reviews

Part of the quality payments scheme, one of the eight quality criteria is ensuring that “Asthma patients dispensed more than 6 short acting bronchodilator inhalers without any corticosteroid inhaler within a 6 month period are referred to an appropriate health care professional for an asthma review”.

This criterion is worth 10 quality points at each review stage (20 points in total). This equates to a potential payment of £1,280 if this criterion is met.

NPA support

The NPA has produced the following resources for contractors:

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