ProtectX4: The benefits conundrum of long COVID

Dr Julie Denning says insurers’ frontiers need to be expanded with the long-term virus

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ProtectX4: The benefits conundrum of long COVID

The way in which employees with ‘long COVID’ are supported by their employers and income protection providers needs to be reviewed due to the characteristics of the virus, according to chartered health psychology Dr Julie Denning.

Speaking at Protection Review's ProtectX event today (17 June), Dr Denning - who is a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society and part of Working to Wellbeing - welcomed the work already being done but argued the characteristics of long COVID require a broader approach.   "Currently we know the insurance industry is really focused on integrating benefits into overall wellbeing strategies for organisations and helping employers join up their thinking. That is ongoing which...

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