Why are companies turning to virtual workplace health solutions?

Virtual GP services have doubled in three years

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 Cheryl Brennan, director of corporate consulting, Punter Southall Health & Protection
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Cheryl Brennan, director of corporate consulting, Punter Southall Health & Protection

Cheryl Brennan explores how technology can support employee engagement, improve productivity and help reduce absenteeism

Technology is having a big impact on employee health and wellbeing and is helping fuel the rise in companies turning to services such as virtual GPs. Our Employee Wellbeing Research 2018, in partnership with the Reward and Employee Benefits Association (REBA), showed that the number of companies offering virtual GP services has doubled over the past three years and the number offering a health and wellbeing app has almost tripled. Virtual GP services benefit employers in several ways. They...

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