Medicals Direct Group is expanding its underwriting, medical evidence and rehabilitation services to...
Medicals Direct Group is expanding its underwriting, medical evidence and rehabilitation services to the Republic of Ireland.
The Irish scheme, based on the group's Meditrak and Trackberry systems, will be available to insurers and other clients across Ireland. Nurse Screenings, Medical Direct Group's service which sends fully-qualified nurses around patients' homes to conduct batteries of tests and which has been claimed by the company to have been "highly effective" will also be rolled out across the country.
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