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Brits delaying healthcare treatment due to cost

Almost 80 per cent of Britons are worried about the cost of healthcare and many are postponing or cancelling treatment as a result, research revealed today.

Who do you call when holiday illness strikes?

Who do you call when holiday illness strikes?

As Britons start their winter sun getaways, leading independent travel insurance specialist,, is urging them to make sure they don’t forget the importance of good travel insurance to provide the support they need if the worst should happen.

Over 65s living for today not planning for tomorrow

New international healthcare research by Bupa reveals the emergence of a young-at-heart generation, who still feel young and healthy in their 70s and 80s.

Fairer insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions

Fairer insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions

Tackling the issue of high priced travel insurance for those with medical conditions and the over-65s, innovative new travel insurance brand,, has been launched with the aim of offering appropriate cover at reasonable prices.

Concerns for financing healthcare revealed

Our ability to finance our own healthcare in the future has been captured in a report released by healthcare provider Simplyhealth.

Bupa Cromwell Hospital leads the way with hourly rounding

Bupa Cromwell Hospital is introducing hourly rounding, a new nursing concept which guarantees that patients will receive a proactive visit from a nurse at regular hourly intervals, in addition to their usual patient duties.

Employees suffer in silence rather than admit health concerns

Most UK employees would rather suffer in silence with a health concern or personal issue than tell their boss or colleagues, according to new research from Aviva UK Health.

Sun, sea and cheap surgery

Brits are heading abroad in their thousands for nips and tucks, cosmetic dentistry and medical procedures such as IVF and surrogacy that are restricted in the UK according to new research from specialist currency broker,

Health shock for new retirees

For millions of Britain's retirees the first five ‘golden years' bring unexpected life change and financial strain, according to research from leading flexible retirement solutions provider LV=.

Retiring in France? Check your health insurance options

Moving to France is an exciting adventure. You just found the right property to retire and are ready to cross the Manche to live in France. Everything has been fixed but one thing needs to be clarified: your health insurance.

Simple, affordable health insurance

A leading health insurance provider promised to revolutionise the way UK consumers access health cover as it launched a new brand and product today.

Budgeting for health

A new health cash plan, designed to provide cash back on the most frequently claimed health costs, has been launched by Engage Mutual.

Smoke-free Brits could save thousands on critical illness premiums

Three smoke-free years could see ex-smokers save £9,150 on the cost of protection and cigarettes, according to

Summer savings from Tesco Bank

Tesco Bank has launched its latest Summer offers across its products:

PruProtect launches new health cover

On 12 June 2010 PruProtect launches its new Health Cover & Health Cover Optimiser products to the UK market providing consumers with an innovative solution to meeting their health and protection needs and intermediaries with the opportunity to grow their business by providing easier access to private medical insurance (PMI).