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Currently, hospitals are targeted to commence Cancer treatment within 62 days of an urgent GP referral. The BBC article published 13th June 2019, states that 94 out of 131 cancer services failed to commence treatment within this time frame. Cancer charities have stressed their concerns that the longer wait times puts patients at risk. The BBC […]
Pressures on the NHS Cancelled operations and breaches of NHS Cancer target Clients have mentioned areas of concern they have regarding the pressures the NHS face and how this will have an impact on their decision to take out or retain their current medical insurance policy. Recent studies have been done on the effect of […]
Many employers feel that having a culture that attracts and keeps good people should be offered broad and innovative employee benefits: With choices of weekly yoga sessions and free healthy breakfasts, to rewards for cycling to work, as well as a pension and company medical insurance scheme, smart employers are placing wellbeing at the heart […]
NICE urges the producers of newly EU approved cancer drugs used to treat aggressive blood cancers, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma, to reduce its price tag of £770,000 per patient each year, based on story in the Daily Mail yesterday. According to the Mail’s story, the drug treatment called CAR-T therapy works by boosting the body’s immune […]
Employers encouraged to shop around for international healthcare cover for their employees working abroad, due to ‘huge inconsistencies’ in policies offered, pricing and fees. Contact us for an independent review of current cover in place, or advice and pricing to cover your overseas employees. Costs of an international policy will vary due to pricing factors, for example; age […]