The Tailored Cash Plan for corporate business from Healthshield

The Tailored Cash Plan for corporate business from Healthshield

When you are looking at the benefits available to your employees and have 50 or more employees to consider, Healthshield are one of the UK’s leading providers who are able to offer a tailored cash plan which has the flexibility to cover your requirements with a bespoke cash plan solution. Choose from a wide range of benefits covering the following categories: Everyday healthcare costs Hospital Benefits Health and Well-being Peace of Mind Health, Legal and Counselling If you choose a tailored Health Cash plan from Healthshield you can be sure that you will have access to a dedicated account manager…

5 added value benefits for Private Medical Insurance policyholders

5 added value benefits for Private Medical Insurance policyholders

As well as providing peace of mind when you require medical treatment, Private Medical Insurance also provide a number of added value benefits as standard, all of which have been designed to help make a positive difference to your health. Here are 5 added value benefits most private medical insurers offer to their policyholders. 24/7 Dedicated Helpline: Most Private Medical Insurance policies provide policyholders with a free dedicated helpline that’s available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, where medical professionals, such as nurses, midwives, counsellors and pharmacists provide members with information and support on any health-related issues. Treatment…

Extended cancer cover on your private medical insurance

Extended cancer cover on your private medical insurance

If you are looking for a private medical insurance policy in the UK and have chosen Vitality Health as a provider, there are two options when it comes to your cover for cancer treatment. Extended cancer cover comes as standard in the core cover policy or you can choose to reduce your premium by opting for the standard cancer cover. How does extended cancer cover differ from standard cancer cover? If you choose to have the standard cancer cover there is a 12 month limit on the use of biological therapies and a three-month limit on hormone or bisphosphonate therapy…

Mouth Cancer Action Month 1-30 November 2017

Mouth Cancer Action Month 1-30 November 2017

Throughout this past month, the Oral Health Foundation (an independent dental charity), has been working hard to raise awareness of Mouth Cancer and for Mouth Cancer Action Month they have been aiming to get more mouth cancers diagnosed at an early stage by increasing education of the risk factors and signs and symptoms while encouraging everybody to discuss them with their dental professional. What are Mouth Cancer Risk Factors? The risk of developing mouth cancer can be cut by amending lifestyle choices. The following are the risk factors that have been shown to play a major role in contracting the…

Charles Bonnet Syndrome Day 2017

Charles Bonnet Syndrome Day 2017

November 16th 2017 will see the very first Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) awareness day. With approximately half a million people in the United Kingdom living with CBS and yet many of us have never heard of it. The awareness day is aiming to tell everyone about the impact CBS has on people’s lives, and SELVIS, KAB, Esme’s Umbrella, Macular Society, London’s ECLOs, Vision UK and others are working together to deliver a Free CBS workshop and networking lunch in London. What is Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS)? Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) is a condition that is common amongst people who have lost their…

World COPD Day – 15th November 2017

World COPD Day – 15th November 2017

Wednesday the 15th November is World COPD day and the British Lung Foundation, the UK’s only charity looking after the nation’s lungs, are raising awareness of COPD, finding the missing millions across the UK who have this condition and don’t even know it, helping them to get the treatment and support they deserve. What is COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), describes a group of lung conditions that make it difficult to empty air out of the lungs because the airways have been narrowed. Two of these lung conditions are persistent bronchitis and emphysema, which can also occur together. –…

Business Health Plans from Bupa Global

Business Health Plans from Bupa Global

If your business is based in the United Kingdom but your employees need to travel for business, you may want to cover them via International private medical insurance. There are a number of options available and one of them is the Business Health Plan range from Bupa Global. There are four levels of cover available for you to choose from and these options offer different cover and benefit levels ensuring that all budgets are catered for. Cover Levels from Bupa Global are: Business Select Business Premier Business Elite Business Ultimate The range of products from Bupa also include a number…

Private Prescription Service with The Exeter

Private Prescription Service with The Exeter

Many private medical insurance providers offer added benefits for their policyholders and for policyholders insured with The Exeter an added benefit for their members is their private prescription service. What is the private prescription service? The private prescription service is available to all members insured with The Exeter and is a follow-up to their GP Helpline service, providing a hassle-free way of receiving medication, without a trip to an NHS doctor. When should this service be used? The private prescription service is most commonly used for one or two-time medication to help relieve and treat symptoms, following recommendation from a…

Amazing work from the Movember Foundation

Amazing work from the Movember Foundation

So November has arrived and again we see a number of friends and colleagues sporting (or trying to) a whole range of designer moustaches. The English, The Handlebar and The Imperial are all high in the popularity stakes but why do people actually get involved with Movember? It is simple; they do it to have a little fun whilst raising money for a charity who are dedicated to raising awareness and investing in vital research predominantly in three key men’s health areas Prostate cancer Testicular cancer Mental Health and Suicide prevention The Movember Foundation is the global charity that advocates…

Tailored Family Dental Coverage – Cigna UK

Tailored Family Dental Coverage – Cigna UK

Cigna UK, one of the UK’s leading providers of managed employee healthcare benefits and services, has launched an optional, customised extension of cover for its dental plans. This new service allows customers to add family members including parents, parents-in-law and older children, to their corporate dental plans. Cigna says the plan will meet the needs of customers who are considered part of the ‘Sandwich Generation’. The people responsible for the care of and providing healthcare funding for members of their extended families. Who is the family dental coverage available to? Family dental cover is available for small to large sized…