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News : June 2010

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest news and developments in private treatment in the UK.

  • Friends Provident The key to managing a healthy workforceFriends Provident has launched a new assistance programme to offer help and advice to employees. The new support package, free to all group income protection policyholders, aims to help companies...
  • Partnership Assurance Most people know nothing about long-term care insuranceNew research from advisors partnership suggests that most people over 50 do not know that there are insurance products for funding long-term care. Half say they would sell their home to finance care...
  • Friends Provident Friends Provident set to go Walking for SimonA number of Friends Provident employees are taking part in the 'Walking for Simon' 32 mile charity event in aid of Brain Tumour UK, a very worthwhile charity that aims to fight brain tumours by...
  • The Scottish Government Can Scotland afford free long-term care?The Scottish government is being asked to re-examine Scotland's free personal care policy as it may be too expensive to maintain.
  • UnbeatableLifeAndCriticalInsurance.co.uk Critical illness cover with mortgage payment protectionA critical illness can drain your wealth, and this reflects on mortgage payments. UnbeatableLifeAndCriticalInsurance.co.uk of West Yorkshire is now offering critical illness cover with mortgage...
  • Partnership Assurance Over 50s drastically under-estimate the cost of long term careThe Majority of people in the over 50s age group severely under estimate the cost of long-term care in older age, according to long term care funding specialist Partnership.
  • flowers at a cemetery Age UK reveals 61% increase in funeral plansLatest figures from Age UK Funeral Plans show a staggering 61% sales increase in 2009 with over 180,000 plans sold to date as more people are recognising the need for this product which guarantees...
  • Breakthrough Breast Cancer Cancer treatment 'differs with age'Older women may not be receiving the same treatments as younger women when it comes to breast cancer. According to research conducted by Scottish breast cancer charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer,...
  • overweight kids Childhood obesity levels revealedA recent study has revealed that one in three children in the UK are obese or overweight. Conducted by Datamonitor, the report found that 34.7 per cent of UK children aged between five and 13 are...
  • coffee Morning coffee 'contains no benefit to alertness'People who rely on a morning coffee to get them going may simply be tricking themselves. According to recent research from a team at Bristol University, the traditional quality of alertness...
  • eye examination Brits 'fearful of eye examinations'An eye expert has suggested that Britons are avoiding having regular eye examinations because they are afraid of what might be revealed. Giles Butler from the Federation of Ophthalmic and Dispensing...
  • Should I have a breast reduction operation? Majority of breast reduction surgery 'is private'The majority of breast reduction surgery is done privately, it has been suggested. According to Dalia Nield, a consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon based at the London Clinic, despite the...
  • Breast reduction Cosmetic surgery procedure chosen by sports starA sports star has chosen to undergo a cosmetic surgery procedure in order to boost her performance on court. Simona Halep, a teenage tennis player, has decided to reduce her breasts from a 34DD down...
  • American Association for Cancer Research Cancer patients 'could benefit from psychological intervention'Psychological treatment for cancer patients could help to boost survival rates, it has been suggested. A recent study from the American Association for Cancer Research found that women with breast...
  • breast cancer awareness ribbon Breast cancer patients 'avoiding hormone therapy'More than half of women with early-stage breast cancer are completing recommended courses of hormone therapy. That is according to a new report from researchers at Columbia University in the US,...
  • Takeheart Health Check Brain circuit 'likened to cholesterol metabolism'A medical study has revealed that a neural circuit in the brain is directly involved in the control of cholesterol metabolism by the liver. Published in Nature Neuroscience, the report found that...
  • autistic child Autism 'could be detected through urine'Urine samples could one day be used to test whether children are on the autistic spectrum. This is the suggestion of scientists from Imperial College London and the University of South Australia.
  • alcohol Raising alcohol price 'could save lives'Hundreds of lives could be saved by setting a minimum cost for alcohol, it has been claimed. Dr Evelyn Gillan, chief executive of Alcohol Focus Scotland, said that doing so would reduce deaths and...
  • IVF treatment 1% of IVF pregnancies terminated, figures showFigures released by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) have suggested that around one per cent of IVF pregnancies are terminated.
  • Diabetes 'Worrying' rate of increase for diabetesInstances of diabetes are increasing at a "worrying rate", it has been claimed by one health professional. Dr Dawn Harper, a GP and health figure in the media, said that in addition to the 2.6...
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