private medical insurance

Can your star sign reveal how risky you are?

Can your star sign reveal how likely you are to claim on your travel insurance policy?

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NHS Dental costs - how much you should be paying and how

If there's one thing worse than the pain of root canal surgery, it's having to pay for the privilege.

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Don't be caught by health insurance no-claims discounts

In the Marx Brothers' film Animal Crackers, Groucho's character, Captain Spaulding, finds out that if he asks a band of musicians to play for him, it will cost $10 an hour - and if he asks them not to play, it costs...

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Will your insurance costs soar in the Budget?

Policyholders of insurance could see costs increase by 12.5% after the Budget if insurance premium tax is hiked, say experts.

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Take the pain out of dental bills

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.

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Should you travel abroad for medical treatment?

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...

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Finding an NHS dentist

The thought of visiting the dentist fills many people with dread - and not just because of the potential for pain and the thought of someone routing about in your mouth. 

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Pay £20,000 to fund healthcare

People could be forced to stump up as much as £20,000 when they retire in order to help fund the social care and support system in the UK.

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Could you get cheaper private medical insurance?

The NHS provides healthcare from the cradle to the grave - but concerns about treatment delays means many people choose to pay for private cover as well.

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Pick’n’mix your own healthcare

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.

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