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.
Punter Southall Health & Protection (PSHP) has enhanced its suite of expatriate benefits solutions to offer higher levels of benefits, support and insurance for expats and their families pre, during and post overseas assignments.
Healthcode has appointed the medical director of UK Health Aviva to be its new chairman of the Board.
AXA PPP Healthcare's Nick Jeals discusses how companies can improve health and wellbeing strategies.
National Friendly is encouraging healthcare brokers to 'ensure their clients are adequately protected in the face of rising NHS delays and potential GP practice closures.'
Private medical insurance (PMI) advisers have questioned whether VitalityHealth's change to its pricing strategy will adversely affect customers. Fiona Murphy reports.
Health Shield is extending its Home Asssistance offering to members' parents in a bit to ease the pressure for employers and employees of providing post-hospital care.
Westfield Health is inviting start-ups and entrepreneurs from the health and wellbeing sector to pitch for partnership, investment and business support opportunities with the company.
VitalityHealth has announced it will change its renewal pricing approach for individual private medical insurance (PMI) policies within the guidance of a new 'Fair, Intuitive and Transparent' (FIT) framework.
Tim Malbon discusses the possibilities for healthcare and health insurance.
Collinson Group has launched Care and Support at Home providing comprehensive at-home assistance services for those who receive adequate care after a period of hospitalisation.
Fiona Murphy analyses how the restriction of salary sacrifice tax-free benefits will affect employee benefits.
Bupa has criticised the further rise to insurance premium tax (IPT) as punishing those who take responsibility for their health.
The new chancellor Phillip Hammond (pictured) has announced a rise in insurance premium tax (IPT) meaning the rate will increase to 12% from June 2017.
One-fifth (20%) of UK managers with a team member who has, or has had, cancer do not know how to discuss that or any other serious illness with employees, according to research by AXA PPP healthcare.
Jonathan Long discusses the importance of keeping older clients covered as winter draws in.
Network Research's Clare Chamberlain discusses research into public attitudes to private healthcare and its complex relationship with the NHS.
British business could be set for a 'wearable revolution' after research found 45 per cent of workers would welcome the introduction of the technology by their employers.
The Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII) has shared the 'significant concerns' of its members over legislative changes to general insurance renewal policy at a 'productive' meeting with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).