Find out more about tuberculosis, the symptoms treatment and how Benenden Health was created to help people suffering with TB back in 1905.
The World Health Organisation (WHO)
The World Health Organisation (WHO) was founded in 1948 and is a United Nations Agency. You will have heard about it on the news in recent years, especially relating to COVID 19. WHO has many elements and promotes health across the globe, working to ensure that everyone can attain the highest level of health. Made up of over 8000 professionals, it coordinates the world’s response to health emergencies. Which professionals are part of the World Health Organisation? Public Health experts Doctors Epidemiologists Scientists Managers The WHO website contains a wealth of information and fact sheets relating to a number of…
Brain Tumour awareness Month – March 2023
If you are looking for a charity to support this month, why not consider www.braintumourresearch.org, who are holding their Brain Tumour Awareness Month again this year? Launched in 2004 and still going strong, this event was designed to raise awareness and the funding required to continue with vital research. The vision for Brain Tumour Research is clear – to find a cure for all types of brain cancer. How you can get involved in Brain Tumour Awareness Month Friday 31st March 2023 is Wear a Hat Day. Part of Brain Tumour Awareness Month, this is well supported by the charity’s…
Benenden Health for your Business
Benenden Health for Business is a great value policy for your staff. Super low cost and excellent value. No exclusions apply for pre-existing conditions and no upper age limit.
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
March is the Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Target Ovarian Cancer is the UK’s leading charity and want to do everything they can to raise vital funds and awareness about this type of cancer. The pandemic has affected fundraising in many charities including this one.
Have you taken care of your travel insurance?
For anyone travelling abroad for work or leisure, insurance is an essentially requirement. We have all seen the horror stories in the press. Why risk being stuck abroad with huge hospital bills and no realistic way of returning home. There are many great providers of travel insurance in the UK offering cover for trips anywhere in the world. They cover annual policies and single trips, cruises, backpacking holidays and winter sports trips. Great options for the consumer, this is vital if you need medical treatment abroad. Travel insurance as part of your private medical insurance cover Private health insurance policies…
What is radiotherapy and why do I need it?
Each treatment is planned for each individual patient. It gives a high dose of radiotherapy to the cancer but aims to give a low dose to the surrounding healthy cells. This gives the best chance of curing the cancer or shrinking it whilst reducing the side effects.
Pre-authorise your private medical treatment
By calling the insurers claims department, the experienced claims handler that deals with your call would be able to check your cover and ensure that you have cover available for treatment of this type.
How do you find a private consultant?
If you do decide to choose a consultant yourself and you hold a private medical insurance policy, you should always check the consultant is recognised by your insurer, otherwise you could find that your insurer will not cover the full cost of your treatment.
Working Body from AXA Health
If you have your private healthcare with AXA Health you will have access to Working Body. This means you can speak on the phone to a fully qualified physiotherapist. They can give you expert advice on how to get moving freely again with their Working Body service. How do members use Working Body from AXA Health? With Working Body, you can arrange a phone call with a physiotherapist to discuss all type of conditions that affect bones, joints and muscles. You do not have to see your GP first the qualified physiotherapist will to make sure you’re getting the advice…