General & Medical private medical insurance represents low cost access to high quality private medical facilities throughout the British Isles.
General & Medical were established during the 1980's and have a proven track record for providing good value medical insurance with excellent customer service. Additionally the company has long-standing partnerships with the medical profession which allows them to offer the lowest possible priced healthcare with the highest of standards.
General & Medical always strive to offer you an excellent service with a personal touch. You will have a named person that will deal with all aspects of your cover ensuring that you do not have to repeat the same information over and over. This named person is medically trained and therefore perfectly placed to handle your questions about your policy or any claims made by you.
This means that there will be:
NO call centres
NO telephone queuing systems
NO repeating the same information with every enquiry
... just a professional, traditional, personal service.
Why should I decide to take out private medical insurance with General and Medical?
Competitive prices and good value
From as little as £13 per month you could have private medical insurance. That’s about 43 pence a day, not a lot for your peace of mind. General and Medical's healthcare range also offers value and choice because they work with medical providers throughout the UK to ensure the best rates for their clients.
You choose when to be treated and where. Lengthy patient waiting times in the NHS are inconvenient and an obstacle to getting the medical attention you want and need quickly. Private health insurance means no queues and access to faster diagnosis and treatment, at a time that suits you and fits in with your lifestyle. Recuperation can be difficult on an NHS hospital ward. Wouldn’t it be so much nicer to recover in the privacy of your own room, have your own television and en-suite facilities, eat good food and most importantly to know that you are being cared for by the same consultant throughout the course of your treatment.
Expert advice and contacts
General and Medical work with the best known names in UK medical healthcare such as Spire (formerly Bupa Hospitals), B.M.I. and Ramsay Hospital groups. This allows them to deliver better care and they are advised by a panel of medical professionals which include the highly respected consultant Neurosurgeon Dr Helen Fernandes. General and Medical's clients can benefit from medical advice dispensed by their 24 hour GP advice line. There is also help available on a variety of legal and financial matters for clients with General and Medical's Employee Assistance Programme. And remember there are no call centres, no call queuing… just people who are there to help you.
Individuals and families
Healthcare cover may not be as expensive as you think. It could cost you around the same price as a 2-pint carton of milk per day and allow you access to high quality private medical healthcare at the lowest cost. Equs and Equs Plus are affordable private medical insurance schemes designed to offer individuals and families low cost access to around 1800 of the more common private medical procedures. Equs challenges many people's preconceptions that the cost of taking out private medical insurance makes it a luxury. Equs is affordable and can cover your needs when you really need it.
Altus and Altus Plus are General and Medical's most popular policies. They offer all the benefits of the Equs range and additional cover at still competitive prices. Altus provides cover for the more life changing ailments such as Cancer and provides a first class alternative to medical insurance from other providers.
Corporate Medical Insurance
General & Medical have a wide range of schemes to suit all corporate environments from schemes that cover mainly inpatient treatment to fully comprehensive cover that includes cover for routine dentistry and routine optical. From a corporate perspective a benefit of providing medical insurance to your employees, has the potential to reduce time off work due to sickness.
Sports healthcare cover
Sports healthcare is available as a one or a two-part Insured scheme that can be purchased direct through General and Medical or through a Broker. This unique package is available to many types of sports players and clubs whether amateur or professional including rugby, football, cricket, golf, rowing, athletic clubs, horse riding related clubs and many other sports. With General & Medical Healthcare both clubs and individual players can be certain that they will be able to access the highest quality treatment as soon as their doctor says it is required and it can be arranged.
General & Medical International Healthcare is available to expatriates, both individual and corporate. They offer cover to individuals and families re-locating for a new life, or retirement, abroad and to corporate clients with employees working outside the UK to ensure those employees have their medical requirements covered.
General & Medical Finance plc
General & Medical House
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