WPA adds benefits for men to Lifestage Health offering

Men less likely seek clinical help

Hemma Visavadia
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WPA has announced an expansion to its Lifestage Health offering for group protection policies to include men's health benefits.

WPA stated the need for additional support comes after the Men's Health Forum found that men are less likely to visit a GP or a pharmacy and acknowledge illness or seek help when sick than women. The charity also found that 34% of men would be "embarrassed or ashamed" to take time off work for mental health conditions. The expansion to Lifestage Health includes dedicated healthcare services for men across 'Young adult', 'Adulthood' and 'Later years' life stages. Support services include consultations, diagnostic tests and procedures, scans and screenings, and vasectomies, covering ...

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