Scientists have discovered the first stage of a ‘DNA repair engine' that reverses the beneficial effects of chemotherapy.
In response to customer feedback, Aviva has now added two new reduced out-patient benefit options and a choice of higher excess options, to its Healthier Solutions individual health insurance product.
Oval Healthcare is now including Best Doctors in its proposition.
The head of AXA UK has highlighted healthcare as one of the biggest challenges facing the next government and believes the private sector could come to its aid.
Groupama Healthcare's new members' guide has been given the Plain English Campaign's Crystal Mark.
Aviva has announced it is continuing to offer 30% initial commission on all new age-related International Solutions business.
Terminally ill cancer patients and people undergoing chemotherapy are being threatened with benefit cuts if they do not attend back-to-work interviews, warn Macmillan Cancer Support and Citizens Advice.
Consumer group Which? has found nearly half of private healthcare patients with complaints were unhappy with the outcome.
Aviva has announced the launch of MyHealthCounts, a health management service encouraging individuals to take pro-active steps to improve their lifestyle.
The Healthcare cash plan is proving its resilience in the recession as contributors continue to increase. Peter Carvill asks if it will emerge at the front of this year's protection growth Click here to download pdf (PDF, 868KB)
InterGlobal has partnered up with Axa China to form a strategic marketing alliance for expatriate me...
Medical insurance provider Expatriate Healthcare has tailored a product specifically for residents o...
Survey reveals treatment pricier than expected
Exeter Friendly heralds the product's simplicity
Exeter Friendly Society has launched a private medical insurance (PMI) product in response to consumer and adviser demand.
Exeter Friendly Society is to officially announce the launch of a private medical insurance (PMI) policy in the next few weeks, writes Peter Carvill
Last year's high hopes that international PMI was set to boom have dissipated into uncertainty. Peter Carvill explores how the financial downturn has affected this previously confident market Click here to download pdf (PDF, 1.4MB)
Health insurers tackle fraudulent claims together
Supermarket giant launches children's healthplan
A European cross-border health directive may seem good news for UK patients. But do overseas care packages inadvertently overlook 'hidden' expenses? Jack Briggs argues treatment in the UK through a PMI policy would be better value
Bupa customers may soon be treated in the provider's new flagship London establishment after it boug...
Growing global mobility and legislative changes in destination countries popular with emigrating Brits mean there has never been a better time to be selling international PMI. Peter Carvill investigates. Click here to download pdf
As the NHS still plays media punchbag, steadily losing public confidence, PMI must pick up the resulting slack and take the lead in quality healthcare, writes Sam Barrett Click here to download pdf