Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the name for a collection of lung diseases (such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema). People with COPD have difficulties breathing, coughs, and are prone to chest infections due to the narrowing of their airways.
The figure shows that the QOF prevalence of COPD for all of the GP surgeries in NHS Crawley CCG is smaller than the modelled prevalence.
QOF: 2015/16 (published in November 2016)
Practice Population: GP Practice Population (as at 31st March 2016)
Prevalence Model: Eastern Region Public Health Observatory