Do you run your own medically related business or any other business? With the current lockdown, a lot of business are beginning to the feel the bite with most business activities (even online ones) grinding to a screeching halt. But did you that there are a range of packages the government has rolled out to support business ride through this trying times? Here what we think you need to know: 1. STATUTORY SICK PAY (SSP) RELIEF PACKAGE FOR SMEs The government has announced that it will pay up to 2 weeks’ SSP per eligible employee who has been off work because of COVID-19. If you employ people in your business and anyone is off sick or in isolation due to coronavirus, please ask them to get an isolation note from the NHS. This can be obtained online at https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note 2. BUSINESS RATES RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESSES A £25,000 grant will be provided to retail, hospitality and leisure businesses operating from smaller premises, with a rateable value between £15,000 and £51,000. The government will also provide funding to support small businesses that already pay little or no business rates because of small business rate relief (SBBR). This will provide a one-off […]
For years patients and General Practitioners (GPs) have lamented the pressures of too many patients fighting over finite appointments with rising waiting times and possible missed opportunities for an individuals’ health needs to be met. Into this mess enter Babylon Health with their ‘GP at Hand’ mobile service application. Allowing patients to have appointments without leaving the comfort of their own home. Decreasing pressure on GP services and giving patients what they want, when they want it. So why are GPs so against what seems like a win-win situation? Who are Babylon Health? A health innovation company using mobile apps to allow patients to have access to a GP 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. These consultations occur over a video platform so patients do not have to attend in person. The app also has a ‘symptoms checker’ which can be used to help direct patients based upon the information they input into the app. It is important to state GPs are a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week service and has been for many years but this point seems to be lost on the general public and one of the selling points of Babylon. How […]
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