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Recent analysis of data from the Vitality Health GP app, shows that men are making 9% more video GP appointments, than women. In comparison men make 10% less NHS face-to-face GP appointments, compared to women. Suggesting that men prefer video and phone GP consultations.
Research conducted by the University of Exeter, shed some light on the reasoning behind this.
Advancements in technology are increasing the ease, convenience and practicality, of everyday to do’s like attending a GP appointment. Vitality are the first and to our knowledge the only UK health insurer that offers, every UK member access to a video-based GP consultation with every health insurance plan.
The Vitality GP app gives you access to four GP video consultations each plan year, as well as 24/7 GP telephone advice. They also aim to make long waiting lists for a GP a thing of past by providing a video consultation within 48 hours, including evenings and Saturday mornings.
If you are interested in exploring a health insurance plan that provides you with private GP access, then get in touch by calling 01242 350071.
Sources: Vitality.co.uk and University of Exeter