years, Medicash has played a growing role in providing healthcare
insurance solutions, from helping fund local hospitals in Victorian
times to providing corporate benefit packages to 21st century
companies. And, while we are determined to retain the best of the
past, we have our eyes firmly focused on a dynamic future.
One of the traditions we are most proud of is our commitment to
charitable giving, a tangible commitment which has been estimated
to have been worth more than £70 million since 1871.
commitment to charity started then, when the forerunners of
Medicash helped fund voluntary hospitals and later became a founder
member of the British Health Care Association.
This commitment has continued to the present day, with NHS-based
good causes in particular benefiting every year from our two
Once known as the Hospital Saturday and Sunday Funds and later
the Penny in the Pound Fund, Medicash is now one of the UK's oldest
and largest healthcare cash plan providers.
Medicash's approach to business is simple yet
dynamic, responding to a fast-changing market by investing in
research and product development.
Our aim is to be the market leaders in innovation. Our plans now
focus on our members and on the concept of wellbeing, moving away
from simply providing payments for people who have had treatment,
and encouraging healthy lifestyles.
This all adds up to a picture of a 21st century organisation
with traditional values: A company that operates nationally but is
still proud of its roots.