Healthwise Limited was founded in 1993 from its offices in Dudley in the West Midlands. The business initially offered specialist advice on Health insurance policies, however due to customer demand we quickly moved to provide a broad range of products and services to support our clients Health & Wellbeing needs.
We have gained an unrivalled reputation for providing the highest levels of service to our clients nationwide, as well as a reputation for honest professional advice. We hold agencies with all the leading insurers and provide a whole of market review to ensure we source products and services best suited to meet your corporate or personal needs. We will ensure you obtain the right level of cover, and the right price each and every year, along with an unbiased overview of insurer service standards.
Bob Grindley has over 30 years experience in the UK health insurance market and formed Healthwise in 1993 having previously worked for Mutual of Omaha ...
Paul Swanson is a co owner of the business and began his healthcare career with WPA in 1989 as a Senior Account Manager in the Midlands, before leavin ...
Paul joined Healthwise in 2017 as New Business Manager and is a great addition to the Healthwise team. Paul joins Healthwise from UNUM having wo ...
Bob Grindley has over 30 years experience in the UK health insurance market and formed Healthwise in 1993 having previously worked for Mutual of Omaha and WPA as Regional Sales Manager in the Midlands and North. In 1989 Bob was appointed to WPA's Board as the Director of Benefits based in Bristol, having full responsibility for the Corporate & Individual Health insurance claims departments.
Bob is well versed in all Health & Wellbeing propositions to include Health insurance, Cash Plan and Occupational Health services. In his spare time Bob is a keen golfer and is a member of Stourbridge Golf Club.
Paul Swanson is a co owner of the business and began his healthcare career with WPA in 1989 as a Senior Account Manager in the Midlands, before leaving to set up Healthwise Limited. Paul brings over 30 years experience to the business and is well versed in aspects of Health & Wellbeing.
Paul sits on the Executive Committee of the industry trade body AMII – The voice of the Health & Wellbeing Industry which consists of companies such as Health, Cash Plan, Group Risk, Occupational Health and insurance brokers. The aim of AMII is to promote good practice, improve standards and lobby government on policy matters such as IPT.
Paul is passionate about the Health & Wellbeing sector and often sits on insurer panels for product development and generally improve the industry.
In his spare time he is President of Brewood Junior Football Club, having spent 9 years coaching both with BJFC and at District Level. As well as supporting Brewood he is a keen golfer as a member of Bloxwich Golf Club and in the winter you will find him indulging in some winter sports as a keen snow skier.
Paul joined Healthwise in 2017 as New Business Manager and is a great addition to the Healthwise team. Paul joins Healthwise from UNUM having worked in the Group Risk sector for over 27 years, starting at Royal & Sun Alliance (later to become Canada Life) before spending the last 15 years at Unum. He has gained a specialist knowledge and understanding of the Group Life, Group Income Protection and Group Critical Illness market. Having worked for major insurer's he has an in depth knowledge and understanding of risk which now uses to negotiate the best possible terms for his clients. Paul is a great people person and his attention to detail and his willingness to support clients makes him a valued addition to the Healthwise team.