Aviva Ventures, Aviva plc's venture capital arm, has invested in Owlstone Medical Ltd, a medical diagnostics company developing a breathalyser that can detect diseases at a very early stage.
Fiona Murphy rounds up key points from the Association of Medical Insurer and Intermediaries AGM held yesterday.
With no change in the Budget earlier this month to a planned increase in Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) to 12% from 1 June, AMII plans to use the AGM to announce a Parliamentary Petition action plan to raise public awareness about the impact of IPT increases....
The Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII) has announced further growth with Unum and VitalityHealth joining the body as corporate members.
Chancellor Philip Hammond described the Conservatives as 'the government of the NHS' as he pledged funding for A&E services and social care.
Now Health International has provided an update on its integration with Best Doctors Insurance as it rolls out a global platform.
International Medical Group (IMG) has acquired UK-based IPMI insurer ALC Health for an undisclosed sum.
Cigna Global Health Benefits Europe (Cigna GHB), the global expatriate segment of Cigna's business, has made several promotions to bolster its senior management team.
Simplyhealth and Denplan announced the merger of the two brands at a rebranding event in central London this week.
Half (48%) of SME employees have voted for private medical insurance as their top most valued workplace benefit, according to Ellipse.
WPA has reported rising interest from mid-market companies in alternatives to fully insured private medical schemes as awareness of the Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) increase takes hold.
Private medical insurance (PMI) providers should cover short-term illnesses as CCGs have tightened the rules around hip and knee replacements, the CEO of National Friendly has urged.
Despite a boost in awareness, the government's flagship sickness absence service Fit for Work is still underused by employers, according to research.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has published a guide that illustrates the value of private medical insurance (PMI) and cash plans to consumers.
Private Medical Insurance (PMI) publisher, Craigdallie of West Sussex, has published the 2017 PMI Handbook for professional advisers seeking information on the different plans available in the UK market.
The Private Hospital Information Network (PHIN)'s publication of new performance measures in April 2017 will focus on hospitals, with consultant-level performance measures to follow in 2018.
Bupa Cromwell Hospital and Health Clinics in London have introduced a prostate cancer diagnosis pathway as new research into the effectiveness of MRI scans has been published.
VitalityHealth has promoted its head of underwriting Pippa Andrews to director of corporate business.
Demand for UK private medical cover increased in 2015 reversing a declining trend in recent years according to LaingBuisson.
AXA PPP Healthcare is sponsoring the NEW OLD exhibition exploring the potential for design and designers to enhance the experience of later lives.
Health Shield has acquired Prevent plc, a specialist in workplace health screening and occupational health risk surveillance assessment.
After the British Red Cross last week compared the pressures facing the NHS to a "humanitarian crisis", nurses have reported serious concerns over the quality of care they can provide, in what for many are "the worst conditions they have ever experienced."...
The workplace could be the best place for the mass adoption of health tech in the UK helping to improve and maintain employees' health through company wellness programmes - if only workers got more support from their employers, research has found.
Simplyhealth is to become the title sponsor of the UK's biggest mass participation running series - Great Run - which includes the world's largest half marathon, the Great North Run.