Stepping up Cancer Support

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, some worrying trends have emerged in healthcare. Fewer people have chosen to consult their GPs about health concerns due to fears surrounding COVID and research from RedArc shows that referrals for cancer support dropped by more than half (55%) between April 2020 and May 2021. Many cancer patients [...]

2021-08-21T19:50:00+01:00July 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|

How is my Travel Insurance affected by COVID-19?

It’s safe to say that COVID-19 has changed the face of travel as we know it. With countries being placed on traffic light style lists and quarantine now part and parcel of the travel conversation, going away can be a complex, costly and unpredictable process. While things should eventually return to normal, the ongoing threat [...]

2021-08-21T19:54:00+01:00June 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Dealing with Maternal Mental Health

The importance of improving perinatal and postnatal services has come to the fore this year, specifically when it comes to mental health issues stemming from experiences around pregnancy, miscarriage, stillbirth and childbirth. Perinatal Mental Health Support A series of 26 new NHS hubs aim to support new, expecting and bereaved mothers (and, by extension, their [...]

2021-05-12T13:23:05+01:00May 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Industry Innovations

The private healthcare industry has proven its resilience during the toughest times when it is needed the most. Data from the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) published in October 2020 shows steady industry recovery chiefly driven by trauma and orthopaedics, general surgery, and ophthalmology, with private admitted care recovering to more than two-thirds of 2019 [...]

2021-02-09T13:50:50+00:00February 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The Rise and Rise of Private Healthcare: Future Projections

One thing that we are all seeking more of right now is security and reassurance, and private healthcare is one of the best ways that we can choose to take care of ourselves during this turbulent time. The private healthcare star continues to rise as it continues to prove its value against the impact of [...]

2020-11-27T11:43:55+00:00November 27th, 2020|News|

Why private healthcare is so important during the pandemic.

Any unexpected event is an opportunity to take stock and review your financial arrangements, and the COVID-19 pandemic is no different. One of the key questions that people have been asking from a protection perspective is, “Should I consider private medical cover?” While money might be tight, it’s essential to remember that the benefits of [...]

2020-07-07T16:03:50+01:00July 7th, 2020|News|

How is the pandemic affecting Private Medical Insurance?

Since the coronavirus pandemic reached the UK, we have entered an unprecedented era for healthcare. Following the deal between the independent health sector and the NHS to free up an additional 8000 hospital beds and almost 20,000 staff, the face of medical treatment is changing and private medical insurance (PMI) has fallen under the spotlight. [...]

2020-07-07T11:38:14+01:00May 27th, 2020|News|

Planning for long-term care

With reports that the cost of long-term care is continuing to spiral at almost double the rate of inflation, many Brits are becoming increasingly concerned about their future and the safety of their assets. A report from industry analysts LaingBuisson has found that many older people living in care homes are paying more than £1,000 [...]

2020-02-17T11:31:10+00:00March 12th, 2020|News|
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