One in five adults considering buying health insurance: AXA UK

In the next three months

Jaskeet Briah
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One in five adults are seriously considering buying health insurance in the next three months to achieve more convenient access to doctors' appointments, AXA UK found.

According to the insurer's second Customer Lifestyle Report, which surveyed 2,000 UK adults, 40% have found their current financial situation to negatively impact their mental wellbeing. Spending cuts on the use of electrical appliances and gifts, alongside general concerns around costs, have impacted the mental wellbeing of respondents. Half of those surveyed agreed that not being able to afford things they want and need negatively impacts their self-esteem, and over half described themselves as ‘getting by' in terms of mental health. Eight in 10 (82%) also agreed that financial s...

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