Health insurance

Take the pain out of dental bills

Friday, 07 May 2010 | Article

Going to the dentist can be painful financially as well as physically. If you don’t have access to an NHS dentist, routine treatments can easily run into hundreds of pounds.

Should you travel abroad for medical treatment?

Monday, 08 February 2010 | Article

Your health is important and if something goes wrong it can seriously affect the quality of your life. So, whether it's your teeth or your hips, your future offspring or the size of your nose...

Protect your family from life's unexpected events

Tuesday, 03 November 2009 | TV /Video

Private medical insurance: is it worth the cost?

Thursday, 25 June 2009 | TV /Video

Pick’n’mix your own healthcare

Monday, 23 February 2009 | Article

When Linda O’Boyle, a 64-year-old retired health worker from Billericay in Essex, was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer she was told that the drug Cetuximab could significantly prolong her life.

How far would you travel for your health’s sake?

Friday, 18 July 2008 | Article

Would you be prepared to pack your bags and jump on a plane to seek out the medical treatment you or your family needed?

How can I find affordable dental treatment?

Friday, 18 July 2008 | Article

I've always been lucky enough to have access to an NHS dentist, but it has now closed. The problem is that all the other dentists local to me are private and there are no NHS lists.

Budgeting for healthcare

Friday, 14 December 2007 | Article

Everyday health costs soon add up. Those six-monthly visits to the dentist can soon burn a hole in your wallet, while getting new glasses or lenses is also an expensive burden many of us have to bear on a regular basis.

Plan for pay as you go healthcare

Friday, 14 December 2007 | Article

If you want to go private but don't want to pay health insurance premiums each month then you can always pay for one-off treatments.

Is critical illness cover the lifeline you expected?

Tuesday, 11 December 2007 | Article

When her partner Paul fell ill with a tumour in October 2005, Paula Maddax was comforted by the fact that they had arranged critical illness (CI) cover when they bought their new home in Coventry.