Private Medical Insurance

You will be looked after by a professional network of people from the moment your claim is registered,

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Occupational Health Solutions

At SMP Healthcare we work with one of the UK’s leading providers of corporate occupational health.

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Private Dental Insurance

Investing in private dental insurance is a big step to joining the thousands of people who think that prevention is better than cure.

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Independent & unbiased advice

SMP Healthcare Ltd is an independent health insurance intermediary situated in Chelmsford, Essex. We provide our clients with expert and impartial advice on obtaining the best solution for their healthcare requirements whether as an individual, small business or corporate scheme.

Private Medical Insurance (for both UK and International schemes), Dental Insurance and Cash Plans are just some of the products available to you from many of the leading health insurance providers such as AXA PPP, BUPA and AVIVA to name but a few. We pride ourselves in offering our clients the best solutions as standard.

Working closely with our clients, we are confident in our ability to find the right product for any client, private or corporate, home or abroad. We are pleased to help our clients make informed decisions appropriate to their own specific requirements and to simplify the renewal and administration of any scheme whether new to the market or an existing policy.

Working abroad?

International cover available from providers such as: AXA PPP International, BUPA International and AVIVA InternationalRead More »

Traveling abroad?

Many policies offer travel insurance to run alongside your private medical insurance! Ask us now for a free, no obligation quotation.Read More »

Retirement Health?

If you are retiring from work and still want health insurance, let us guide you through the options available.Read More »


Latest News

SMP Healthcare Ltd, now offering Saturday appointment options

With a growing demand for weekend appointment times in our Chelmsford office, we are delighted to announce that we are now able to offer you a Saturday appointment if you are unable to visit during our Monday to Friday opening hours of 9 am – 5 pm. Whether you are an individual, family, small business owner or corporate client, if you would like to come to our offices in Chelmsford on a Saturday to go through the private health insurance options (either UK or International cover) with one of our knowledgeable advisors, we are more than happy to accommodate you….

Private Medical Insurance from The Exeter

Are you looking for private medical insurance as a consumer? As well as the stronger brand names that are available in the UK, you would do well to consider some of the smaller providers such as The Exeter. Offering cover for private medical insurance in the consumer sector along with other health related policies. The Exeter offer a clear and simple solution in the UK health insurance market. With policies that are flexible and offer excellent customer service, The Exeter like to look after their members. With a hospital list covering over 300 UK hospitals and including many of the…

What are the advantages and disadvantages of protecting your no claims discount

If you have a private medical insurance policy which operates using a no-claims discount (NCD) system, you may ask yourself whether it’s worth protecting it by paying more if the insurer offers this option. The following points below will help you understand that advantages and disadvantages to protecting your no claims discount. Advantages of protecting your NCD No financial pressure not to claim – You’ve taken out private medical insurance for a reason, so that when you need medical treatment you can go privately. The last thing you want is to be deterred from making a claim due to the thought…

SMP Healthcare Ltd Registered in Ingatestone No. 08816948 Registered Address: 46-54 High Street, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9DW

SMP Healthcare Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Firm reference number 808383.

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The information contained within the website is subject to the UK regulatory regime and is therefore primarily targeted at customers in the UK.

Should you have cause to complain, and you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint you may be able to refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service, which can be contacted as follows

The Financial Ombudsman Service, Exchange Tower, London, E14 9SR Tel: 0800 023 4567 or 0300 123 9 123