An on-demand healthcare provider that claims to deliver a doctor to your door has expanded the service following a funding boost.
Qured, which launched six months ago, allows patients to book private, face-to-face GP appointments via an app, which is slightly different from online consultation services such as Babylon’s GP at Hand.
Users can book a time and place which suits them, with prices starting from £70 per visit.
Since its launch, the company has raised more than £1 million following a crowdfunding campaign that included 555 investors.
The extra funding will expand allow Qured to expand to London’s Zone 2, as well as Zone 1 and South West London, the company said.
As well as expansion plans, the company has made a number of appointments to help support its pool of 450 registered medical professionals.
This includes chief medical officer (CMO) Dr Sandeep Kapur, who has 22 years of experience studying as a doctor at Guys Hospital in London and Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, USA, as well as working as a GP in south east London.
The money will be used to invest in the technical team, including the addition of a new head of development in Yann Borie.
Borie’s role will be to continue the enhancement of the app to ensure user experience is improved.
Alex Templeton, Co-founder of Qured, said: “From initially just covering Clapham to now providing our service to South West London and Zones 1 and 2 in just over six months is both fulfilling and exciting.
“It reinforces our belief that there is a heightened demand for an affordable and convenient healthcare service which works around people’s lives, offering easier, quicker and hassle-free access to primary healthcare.”