Strong performance from Norwich Union Healthcare

Article date: 25 March 2002

Norwich Union Healthcare has achieved an 18.8 per cent increasein written premium income from private medical insurance (PMI)business.

The figures, included in CGNU’s Preliminary Results,demonstrate a strong performance in a market which has seen littlegrowth in recent years.

The PMI premium income for Norwich Union Healthcare for 2001 was£242,838,000, compared with £204,366,000 in 2000.

Managing director David Rogers said: “We are delighted bythe continuing strong performance of the business, especially as itis set against the background of a market which has been difficultand fairly static for some time.”

Norwich Union Healthcare now has 642,000 PMI customers and isthe third largest player in the private medical insurancemarket.

Press contact:
Louise Zucchi at Norwich Union on 08703 666860

Notes to editors

  • Norwich Union Healthcare is the healthcare arm of NorwichUnion and provides a range of private medical insurance and incomeprotection products to around 750,000 customers. It is one of thelargest providers of income protection and private medicalinsurance in the UK.
  • Norwich Union is the UK's largest insurer offering acomprehensive range of long-term savings and general insuranceproducts.
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