Our Blog

Welcome to the Healthwise blog section. Below are a number of articles and information pages relating to the services we offer and news and announcements from the industry.

26th March 2014

The Association of Medical Insurance Intermediaries (AMII) has announced four new appointments to the Executive Committee at its AGM on 25th March 2014. AMII is the Health Insurance Trade body which encourages good practice by its members to grow this sector of insurance, whilst maintaining high professional standards.    Richard Norris - Head of SME at Bupa and Paul Shires Executive Director of Westfield Health also join the committee as insurer representatives.

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29th November 2013

Having celebrated 20 years in the business in 2013 and seeing steady growth during that period we have updated our logo to keep up with the digital age. The new logo is in keeping with the current theme, however making the dandelion far more visible and vibrant. We hope you like the new logo and look forward to supporting our clients for another 20 years.

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25th June 2013

In a recent survey released by Legal & General it was identified that the vast majority of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have no key worker protection in place, despite the death of a business owner emerging as the most disruptive potential scenario a business can face. An investigation into the protection habits of 500 UK businesses commissioned by Legal & General found that the death of a business owner was identified as the most disruptive possible scenario by 43%, compare ...

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24th April 2013

Bupa's aim is to enable people to lead longer, healthier, happier lives through offering choice and providing access to the best healthcare.We are pleased to announce that we’ve made a further improvement to the way we manage cancer cover for our members - NHS cancer cash payment offers members the choice to have their cancer treatment on the NHS instead of making a claim for cancer treatment under their Bupa cover.Our new cancer cash payment enables members to claim £100 for every d ...

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14th May 2011

On Saturday 14th May 2011 our own Tracey Swanson will be taking part in the London Moon Walk in Aid of Breast Cancer. The girls have been pounding the streets of the West Midlands over the winter to get ready for the 26 mile walk around the streets of London. For Tracey its been a worthwhile challenge, having shed over 4.5 stone as well as raising money for a very worthy cause.

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13th May 2011

Bupa has changed the way it deals with knee arthroscopy (keyhole surgery to treat the knee joint) in future. Background According to BUPA there is published medical evidence which shows that there is a lack of patient benefit from knee arthroscopy for certain conditions, such as chronic knee pain due to osteoarthritis. As with many medical conditions, people with the same conditions and symptoms sometimes receive different treatments based on the preference of the treating doctor rather tha ...

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