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Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests MM is vice chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners. MR advised the Department of Health and the BMA during the development of the Quality and Outcomes Framework from 2001 to 2003.
Presented at This article was first published in The BMJ. Cite this article as: BMJ 2017;359:j4681.