30/11/2010Elderly encouraged to seek advice from private medical cover doctor or GP at first sign of skin cancer
Over 65s have been encouraged to seek health advice, whether it be from a private medical cover provider or NHS GP, at the earliest signs of skin cancer . New figures from the East of England Cancer...30/11/2010Women to benefit from private medical cover for heart problems?
Women could benefit from discussing heart health problems with their private medical cover doctor or NHS GP, a new report has suggested. According to a poll from the British Heart Foundation (BHF), despite...30/11/2010More patients to seek private medical cover for acupuncture following new report?
Those seeking private medical cover may opt for a policy that covers acupuncture following a new report. According to researchers from University Hospital in Essen, Germany, there is evidence to suggest the...30/11/2010More women to require private medical cover treatment for lung cancer?
A greater number of women could be requiring treatment for lung cancer through their private medical cover provider, new research has suggested. According to a study published by the South West Public...30/11/2010NHS inefficiency to drive uptake of private medical cover?
News that NHS inefficiency could be cutting up to three and a half years from the life expectancy of people in the UK could see more people take out private medical cover . A new report from the Organisation...30/11/2010More people to take out private medical cover after Nice rejects kidney cancer drug?
A greater number of people may be considering taking out private medical cover following the rejection of a drug to treat kidney cancer by the NHS regulator. The National Institute of Health and Clinical...30/11/2010Daily aspirin to lower number requiring bowel cancer treatment from private medical cover provider?
A daily low dose of aspirin could see a reduction in the number of people requiring bowel cancer treatment from their private medical cover provider. According to a report published in the Lancet, people...30/11/2010Obesity in childhood to lead to increased need for private medical cover?
Those who carry excess weight in childhood may benefit more from private medical cover after new evidence suggested that overweight children could be developing signs of heart disease from a young age. ...29/11/2010'Man-flu' tag preventing men from visiting private medical cover provider?
Men could be put off from booking a consultation through their private medical cover provider for fear of being labelled as having 'man-flu', new research suggests. According to a report by Pfizer,...29/11/2010Could private medical cover provide an alternative to lung cancer 'postcode lottery'?
Private medical cover could be an attractive alternative for those hoping to avoid a lung cancer "postcode lottery" of care. According to a new report, NHS services for treating lung cancer...