Answering your most FAQs on Private Healthcare

While private health insurance provides some clear advantages over public healthcare, it’s important to take a step back and review the tangible benefits. By addressing some of the most frequently asked questions our advisers deal with, we hope to provide you with a framework to make the most informed decisions about healthcare for yourself, your [...]

2021-08-25T16:06:05+01:00August 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Addressing the Crisis in Mental Health Care

When it comes to NHS mental health services, the situation is growing more serious by the minute. Recent analysis shows that the number of beds in NHS mental health hospitals has fallen by a quarter since 2010. This drastic decrease in support availability comes during the same period that the number of detentions under the [...]

2021-08-21T19:45:58+01:00July 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|

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|

PMI and Peace of Mind

A trend among the British people to self-diagnose is only serving to reinforce the value of private healthcare. A 2020 study shows that nearly a third (59%) of people are Googling their health symptoms before even attempting to contact a GP. These are worrying statistics, especially when instances of suspected ill health are so frequent. [...]

2021-03-11T08:39:43+00:00March 11th, 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|
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