Winter illnesses can be quick to come on and when this is causing a strain on your resources, it is important that employees can start getting better as quickly as possible.
Here is a service that can help; 13SICK, National Home Doctor Service. If one of your employees needs urgent medical care after hours they can book a bulk billed doctor home visit with 13SICK, National Home Doctor Service. And if they are a Bupa health insurance member, they will be treated as an After Hours Plus patient at no extra charge.
The 13SICK, National Home Doctor Service and access to After Hours Plus can help both you and your people start getting well sooner. Here’s how:
Illness isn’t picky. It can strike at any time: weeknights, weekends, and yes, even public holidays. The 13SICK, National Home Doctor Service gives you and your employees access to a doctor after hours when your GP is not available.
Who wants to wait for a prescription when they’re sick? Bupa members have complimentary access to After Hours Plus which means full courses of certain commonly required medications can be prescribed and provided on the spot, at no cost.
The visit from the 13SICK, National Home Doctor Service is bulk billed and being a Bupa health insurance member means you get free access to After Hours Plus. All you need to do is have your membership number handy when you call 13SICK (that’s 13 7425).
Want to let your people know about this service? If your employees have access to a Bupa corporate plan, ask your account manager for flyers and posters to get the word out in your workplace.
For more information and to check coverage areas click here.
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