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Thursday 18th of June 2009

News Tag: NHS

June 2, 2009

NHS prices keep Brits away from dentists

by David Masters
”NHS
An apple a day may keep the dentist away, but current NHS prices are keeping the British public away from the dentist. Nearly half of Brits put off going to the dentist because they can't afford the fees, a new study has discovered. The potential high cost of dental bills keeps 42% of Brits away from the leather chair, with many saying ...



May 1, 2009

Tesco revamps health insurance policies

by David Masters
Tesco revamps health insurance policies
Tesco has revamped its health insurance products to make them easier for customers to understand. The supermarket insurer unveiled three new levels of health cover that 'do what they say on the tin'. Operations & Procedures is now the basic cover option, and includes the cost of surgery and cancer treatments such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy, as well as treatments requiring an overnight hospital ...



April 28, 2009

Private health insurance popular despite recession

by David Masters
Private health insurance popular despite recession
British consumers are increasingly turning to private insurance for their healthcare needs despite the deepening recession. Research by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) shows that the number of people covered by private medical insurance (PMI) increased 2.7% in 2008, compared with 2007. By the end of 2008, 6.2 million people were paying premiums on private health insurance. A further 1.1 million people ...