Bupa has launched a comprehensive self-referral cancer service - Cancer Direct Access in a bid to improve early diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
Without needing to wait for a GP referral, if a customer is experiencing cancer symptoms they can call the Cancer Direct Access team, and could have an appointment booked with a specialist consultant. If a customer calls with symptoms that are not covered by Cancer Direct Access Service they will be advised to see their GP, and can receive on-the-spot clinical advice from a Bupa nurse. Bupa's Cancer Direct Access service is delivered by a team of specialist advisers who use the latest...
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) will maintain its current funding model for the next financial year despite recognising it is unsustainable in its current form.
The FCA has confirmed that, while businesses will have to identify certified staff from day one under the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR), they will have a year to complete fitness and propriety assessments.
Scott Cadger runs through the four most common reasons people give for not taking out critical illness cover - and some suggestions on how advisers can offer reassurance on each in conversations with clients
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has sought to provide clarity regarding any potential confusion over the products advisers should recommend to clients to cover a decreasing loan or mortgage.