Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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?

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…

How do you find a private consultant?

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

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…

Charles Bonnet Syndrome Day 2017

Charles Bonnet Syndrome Day 2017

November 16th 2017 will see the very first Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) awareness day. Approximately half a million people in the United Kingdom living with CBS. The awareness day is aiming to tell everyone about the impact CBS has on people’s lives. 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 sight. It causes you to see things that are not really there…

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 are raising awareness of COPD. They are trying to find the missing millions across the UK who have this condition and don’t even know it. The British Lung Foundation want to help suffers 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. These two conditions can occur…