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  • Medicash Completes £4m minority investment in Now Healthcare Group

    Now Healthcare Group (NHG) is pleased to announce that it has received a minority investment from health cash plan provider Medicash of 4 million GBP. Founded in 2015 by Lee Dentith, NHG provides digital healthcare services through its brands Dr Now, Now GP and Now Pharmacy. This exciting new partnership with Medicash will enable the business to further develop its artificial intelligence and…

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  • Medicash Donation Boosts Pioneering Lung Health Check Scheme

    An innovative ‘Lung MOT’ cancer screening project which could help save thousands of lives across the UK has received a massive boost from health cash plan provider Medicash. Lung cancer is the UK’s biggest cancer killer. One of the primary reasons for the high mortality rate is because lung cancer patients are diagnosed too late. Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, which has its headquarters in…

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  • Medicash Wins Silver Cardiac Smart Award

    Medicash has won a Silver Cardiac Smart Award from North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, in recognition of its CardiACT campaign. The CardiACT campaign has resulted in 55 new defibrillators installed across the North West, mainly in the Liverpool area. And to date, 317 people from Liverpool companies have received confidence building training from North West Ambulance Service (NWAS).

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  • Head of Finance Promoted to Medicash Board

    Medicash has promoted its Head of Finance to the board as its new Finance Director. Andy Roberts (31) began his career with global accounting firm PwC before joining Medicash in 2011.  He was subsequently promoted to head of finance in 2015. In the company’s annual accounts published last year, Medicash reported record results with premium income hitting £23m - up 5.5% from £21.8m in 2014.

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  • Medicash Backs New Mental Health Support Programme for Young People

    A creative mental health support programme is set to benefit hundreds of young people across Merseyside thanks to start-up funding from Liverpool cash plan provider Medicash. Yellow House is a local registered charity which utilises theatre, film and other techniques to help improve the emotional wellbeing of young people from socially excluded and disadvantaged backgrounds.

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  • Medicash Cardiact Campaign Expands With Astmoor Bid

    CardiACT was launched last year in Liverpool City Centre with the aim of ensuring that no person is ever more than two minutes away from a defibrillator. Evidence shows the chances of survival from a cardiac arrest is 80% if a defibrillator is used within that time. Without one, the chances of survival reduce to just 2%.

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  • Medicash Joins British Chambers of Commerce to Meet Chancellor Ahead of Autumn Statement

    Medicash chief executive Sue Weir was invited to 11 Downing Street recently to meet with Chancellor Philip Hammond ahead of his Autumn Budget Statement. The round table event was one of a series held by the Chancellor designed to allow business leaders to share their views on Brexit and discuss the actions government can take to support economic growth.

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  • Cash Boost For Healthy Hearts Campaign From Medicash

    (Michael Salla, Aaron Lennon, Paul Gambon) The Medicash Charitable Trust has donated £10,000 to Everton Football Club’s official charity, Everton in the Community. The cash will allow the organisation to deliver a three year Healthy Hearts Programme which will focus on young people aged between 15 and 35. Every week in the UK, 12 young people die as a result of sudden cardiac arrest.  A simple,…

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  • Record Sales for Medicash Announced in Latest Results

    Medicash has reported record sales in its annual accounts announced today. Sales of company paid plans rose to 41,469, up from 38,477 in 2014 driven by a strong intermediary led market, whilst the total number of Medicash policyholders grew by 11% to 188,314 - up from 169,918 the previous year. Key Figures          Chief executive Sue Weir said: “We are delighted to have experienced another year…

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  • Medicash and Medex Protect Address Major Market Gap with Innovative Hybrid PMI Family Product

    Leading health insurer Medicash has joined forces with industry specialists Medex Protect to launch a revolutionary new hybrid corporate PMI plan aimed specifically at families. Brokers can now offer employers an alternative to child PMI cover that can address the historical cross subsidy affecting premiums and P11D liability and in doing so save money whilst providing a wide range of unique…

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