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How much do Private GP appointments cost?

How much do Private GP appointments cost?

We have provided below a few examples of the current cost of a private GP appointment from clinics around the UK. These providers are open, honest and up-front about their charges. This makes it easy for a patient to decide whether they can afford a private GP appointment.

Private medical insurance; 18 fantastic reasons to buy it

Private medical insurance; 18 fantastic reasons to buy it

Have you thought about buying a private medical insurance policy in the UK? If you want to know 18 great reasons to make that purchase, please keep on reading…….. Peace of Mind We are lucky in the UK to have a health system as brilliant as the NHS. Unfortunately the NHS resources are stretched, especially in 2020 with the coronavirus pandemic in full force. Private medical insurance gives you the peace of mind that you can access medical treatment when you need it most. Rapid access to see a specialist If a GP has told you that you need to…

Small Business Health Insurance UK

Small Business Health Insurance UK

If you own a small business in the UK, have you thought about health insurance for your team? With the arrival of COVID-19 many people are struggling to access primary care via the NHS. Private medical insurance providers have developed and extended their plans so that members can speak to a qualified GP via telephone or mobile app.

Individual Health Insurance Plans in the UK

Individual Health Insurance Plans in the UK

Perhaps your decision to look at individual health insurance is due to the medical history of a family member or recent medical experiences of close friends. Whatever has made you decide to consider private health insurance, it is essential that you find the right policy from the start.

How COVID-19 has affected mental health within the workplace

How COVID-19 has affected mental health within the workplace

As an employer in 2020 the issue of work related stress disorders is an extremely hot topic. With the impact of COVID-19 affecting people’s ability to work in a “normal” way or in some cases no work at all, work related stress issues are surely going to be affected in a negative way. With so many people working from home and losing face to face contact with their colleagues and managers, how can employers really assess whether or not an employee is struggling with the current working climate. Yes, there is the option of zoom calls and team video calls,…