General Practice Finance Corporation Ltd unveils new look and plans for 2002

Article date: 21 May 2002

The General Practice Finance Corporation Ltd (GPFC), with over30 years experience of providing surgery finance, has revealed anew look together with a number of marketing initiatives for2002.

The new look, which features the familiar Norwich Unionbrandmark, will be seen across a range of initiatives including theweb site and a series of special General Practitionerscommunications.

Earlier this year, GPFC ran a series of seminars across thecountry with the objective of better understanding GPs currentissues and their future plans. This, in conjunction with a specialresearch project about the finance needs of GPs, has helped shapeGPFC's plans for the year ahead.

The marketing initiatives planned for the year aheadinclude:

* Special Business Guides for General Practitioners
* A newsletter
* Community packs

David Wright, head of sales and marketing at GPFC, said: "Ournew look and marketing plans firmly underline our commitment to theGeneral Practitioner's market and more closely align GPFC with theNorwich Union brand.

"There are many fundamental changes happening in the NHS and wewant to ensure that GPFC is at the forefront of people's minds whenlooking for professional advice on surgery finance."

Press office contacts

James Evans, head of media relations 08703 66 68 78 or 7790487105 (out of hours)
Ian Beggs, media relations manager 08703 66 68 71/07790487533
Louise Goffee, media relations manager 08703 66 68 70/07810057362

Notes to editors

Norwich Union is the UK's largest insurer. It is the UK¡¦slargest provider of life, pensions and investment products and oneof the leading IFA providers. IFAs provide around 75% of thecompany's long-term savings business.

Norwich Union has strategic alliances with over 20 buildingsocieties and other leading UK brand names including Tesco PersonalFinance Limited and The Royal Bank of Scotland Group.

A selection of images is available from the CGNU Newscast siteat

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