16/12/2010Healthy diet could see private medical cover holders drastically reduce heart disease risk
Simply eating a healthy diet could save tens of thousands of lives a year from heart disease and other conditions, private medical cover holders have been told. According to researchers at Oxford...16/12/2010GPs urged to enquire about private medical cover
The NHS could save millions if GPs regularly ask their patients if they have private medical cover , it has been claimed. According to a survey carried out by ComeRes on behalf of BMI Healthcare, the...15/12/2010People in the UK to benefit from private medical cover after topping EU bad health league?
Private medical cover could be beneficial to many people in the UK following a new report revealing the country is one of the unhealthiest in Europe. According to a study of all 27 European Union (EU) states...15/12/2010'Unacceptable' high risk of NHS reforms to drive private medical cover uptake?
A new report criticising the government's plans for reforming the NHS could encourage more people to take out private medical cover instead. Think tank Civitas has released a report claiming that the...14/12/2010Private medical cover uptake to rise in Scotland following cancer drug decision?
People in Scotland may be tempted to take out private medical cover after a drug to treat lung cancer was rejected for use by public health services. The Scottish Medicines Consortium has decided not to...13/12/2010Will private medical cover holders benefit from woodland walks?
Private medical cover holders living in Wales could be among those to benefit from taking regular woodland walks. The Forestry Commission Wales is set to meet with doctors today (December 13th) and will urge...10/12/2010Obese Brits more likely to need private medical cover than other EU nations?
People in the UK may be more likely to require private medical cover to treat illnesses associated with being overweight than any other nation in the EU, a new report has suggested. According to figures...09/12/2010'Train crash' NHS reforms to drive private medical cover uptake?
Recent comments on the NHS by a senior health service manager could encourage more people to take out private medical cover . Robert Creighton, chief executive of NHS Ealing, has blasted government reforms...08/12/2010New blood test could predict those more likely to need heart disease treatment from private medical cover provider.
A new blood test could help identify those that may need treatment for heart problems from their private medical cover provider. US scientists have disclosed research that shows the test can detect hidden...07/12/2010Private medical cover to provide alternative as NHS waiting lists soar?
More people may take out private medical cover after it was revealed that NHS waiting times have soared recently. According to health news provider Pulse, tens of thousands of patients are now waiting more...