“The GP Service provides an affordable and accessible service for the entire team. Initial feedback has been overwhelmingly positive.”
FunBikes are one of the fastest growing manufacturers and importers of a wide range of children’s and adult vehicles and toys. As a successful business, FunBikes have been shaped and led by its team, working in partnership to deliver exceptional customer service for its loyal customers.
In a recent employee survey, staff were asked to rate potential staff benefits by importance. Results revealed ‘private medical services’ as one of the most desired benefits.
Like many rural businesses, FunBikes’ team face long commutes with little provision locally for early/late GP appointments and no late-night pharmacy for prescription collection.
The GP Service provides online access to registered GPs from any internet-enabled device. Appointments are privately conducted within the employee’s consultation room. All prescriptions, referrals and fit notes are immediately processed with prescription medication delivered at a convenient time.
Jon King – CEO
“Our team can now see and talk to a registered GP the same day without taking unnecessary holidays.”
Located within rural Nottinghamshire, Granite Workwear supplies exceptional workwear brands to the UK’s leading utilities, agricultural and public-sector organisations.
With a local workforce faced with merging GP practices and local pharmacy closures, taking holiday for GP appointments and prescription collection was common practice. Granite’s day to day operations also suffered with unplanned absenteeism and costly last-minute staffing.
“We investigated several private medical solutions but found few offered standalone GP access with direct prescription passing to the remaining few pharmacies in the area.”
Having never experienced an online doctor service, Granite trialled several providers, however The GP Service not only offered the fastest availability of doctors but included the facility to electronically send prescriptions to the nearest pharmacy too.
“Our team can now see and talk to a registered GP the same day without taking unnecessary holiday.”
“The team highly regard the service and support offered by the doctors. During a recent internet outage, The GP Service immediately referred us to the iPhone application and even walked us through the process for downloading, installing and setting up with several devices.”
“Overall, the service has been well adopted and received. From an employer’s perspective, the service improves staff morale and reduces absenteeism with little intervention from our side.”
Simon Towle – CEO
“As a progressive e-commerce business, introducing online GP services made absolute sense. Having real-time access during working hours to registered doctors, is the future. We will certainly be recommending to our clients…”
Established in 1999, Eventure Internet was at the forefront of the eCommerce revolution and today remains one of the most highly regarded e-commerce agencies in the UK.
With an impressive track record for employee retention, Eventure Internet attributes success to a long-standing, highly experienced workforce of developers and technical marketers.
While researching new employee benefits, the HR team discovered online doctor services frequently appeared in employee surveys of most valued benefits.
Several suppliers were shortlisted and trialled. However, The GP Service provided the most consistent experience booking online, consultation availability to video and sound quality with all internet-enabled devices. The GP Service offered the quickest end to end solution in practice for receiving prescription medication – on average collecting prescriptions in under an hour.
With local GP practices quoting up to 6 weeks for non-urgent appointments, The GP Service offers Eventure Internet’s team and their families almost real-time access to registered UK GMC-regulated Doctors for a low-cost contribution per employee.
Helen Storey – HR Manager
“With high absenteeism rates year on year combined with local GP closures; introducing an online doctor service was an ideal solution to a growing problem. We’re fortunate to be expanding operationally and knowing The GP Service covers our team ensures minimal disruption to daily operations.”
Motorgreen Ltd. based in the East Midlands has revolutionised the scrap car industry by embracing technology across the business. With employees based throughout the Midlands, technology has enabled Motorgreen to effectively and affordably expand its business while maintaining low rates of absenteeism and employee turnover.
With a predominately field-based team, technology has enabled Motorgreen to rollout private medical services including The GP Service last year. The team remotely access The GP Services’ online doctor service from any location at their convenience. The GP Service conveniently arranges all prescriptions and treatments for collection or home delivery.
Despite a thriving community surrounding MotorGreen’s headquarters in Nottingham, the area has not escaped the onslaught of NHS cutbacks, especially local GP services combined with local pharmacy closures.
Before the introduction of The GP Service, team members would take valuable time off to attend consultations and collect prescriptions from the nearest available pharmacy. On average, team members would take 2 to 3 days off per month for one-off or routine appointments, including the collection of repeat prescriptions.
Dragan Vavan – CEO