The GP Service

Business bio 

The GP Service (GPS) provides online services for general medical consultations and prescriptions via a mobile app, website portal and pharmacy terminals. GPS is the only online GP service provider that has been granted access to patients NHS Summary Care Records, giving the business the ability to provide a secure end-to-end solution through UK qualified General Medical Council (GMC) registered doctors that are able to assess, diagnose and treat patients in real-time.

Loan Amount

£1,000,000

Region

Coventry & Warks

Funding Need

IT Development

Sector

Technology

“The funding from MEIF Maven Debt Finance will enable us to accelerate growth plans and invest in the on-boarding of independent pharmacies. We are also planning to accelerate the launch of our service to enterprise customers and ramp up direct marketing campaigns to drive patient enrolment onto the GP Service’s platform.”

Atul Devani
Executive Chairman at the GP Service

Growth and expansion

The online pharmacy and prescription market is a rapidly emerging sector in the UK, driven by increasing NHS waiting times, as well as surgery opening times being unsuitable for people’s busier lifestyles. This has resulted in an increased demand for alternative methods of accessing medical advice and treatments, with most people welcoming the greater convenience offered by digital healthcare platforms. GPS meets these customer demands, providing them the ability to tailor healthcare needs around work and family commitments, operating from 7am to 8pm, 7 days a week.

Patients using the digital service are able select their preferred affiliated local General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) registered pharmacy for prescription dispensing and doctors are able to provide value-added healthcare services such as fit to work notes, referral letters and vaccines. Over 1000 pharmacies in the UK have already become members.

The funding will be used by the Company to further develop the functionality of its existing platform, grow its independent pharmacy and enterprise customer base, as well as drive patient enrolment. Over 60 new roles will be created - a five-fold increase in the team’s current size.

 

 

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