As the NHS shows signs of embracing the virtual GP concept, will the burgeoning employer-provided market face a slowdown? Asks Suzanne Clarkson
Concurrent with a report from Aon in January this year that stated virtual GPs represent one of the fastest growing areas of employee benefits, a project in London to test the viability of offering a digital NHS primary care service was revealed. Six months on and 40,000 registrations later, the NHS service is proving popular. Could this model resuscitate the beleaguered GP sector? And, if so, what's the advice to employers? It's easy to see why, in just under a handful of years, over a quarter...
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