Comprehensive cancer care, as standard
We understand the importance of providing extensive cover at every stage of cancer treatment – which is why we’ve made cancer care an integral part of our Private Health Insurance.
Extensive treatment cover
Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and targeted therapy are all covered under our Private Health Insurance
Dedicated ongoing care
Cover for up to 10 years of monitoring post-cancer treatment and up to 5 years for ongoing medical care (eg replacing tubes or drains)
NHS cash benefit
If you decide to use the NHS instead of private care, you can get £100 for each day or night of treatment, with no overall limit
From diagnosis and cancer treatment, to aftercare and monitoring, you can rely on our total support, each step of the way.
Cancer’s covered with our Private Health Insurance
You shouldn’t have to pay more for cancer cover. That’s why you’re covered as standard with our Private Health Insurance – just the way it should be.
We’re committed to covering cancer
If you’re diagnosed with cancer, we’ll pay hospital charges for surgery and medical admissions. Treatment – including radiotherapy, chemotherapy and bone strengthening drugs – is also covered. And with wig and external prostheses costs also included 1, you can rely on us to provide first class care if the worst happens.
What cancer treatment is covered?
This is just a summary of our cancer cover. Take a look at our policy document for a full breakdown.
- Out-patient consultations and treatment
Comprehensive cover as an out-patient, including diagnostic tests, consultations and cover for radiotherapy and chemotherapy
- Bone strengthening drugs (such as bisphosphonates)
We pay for bone strengthening drugs when they’re being used to treat metastatic bone disease
- Preventative cancer treatment
If you’ve already had cancer treatment that we’ve paid for (for example, we’ll pay for a mastectomy to a healthy breast in the event that you’ve been diagnosed with cancer in the other breast)
- External prostheses
We’ll pay towards the cost of the first external prosthesis following cancer surgery
- Stem cell and bone marrow transplants
Includes collection, storage and implantation
We've got health covered
Get enhanced cancer cover as standard with our Private Health Insurance, or enjoy low-cost cover with Cancer Essentials – the choice is yours.
Private Health Insurance
Get prompt access to a wide network of private UK medical facilities and choose from a range of flexible healthcare benefits – the ideal all-round cover for you and your family.
Keep on top of your health and wellbeing with our guides and articles.
6 Jul 2018
Protecting your lungs
Ways you can keep your lungs healthy and help avoid pneumonia, COPD and cancer.
2 Jul 2018
Aches and pains
Diet and exercise, avoiding falls and tips for a quick recovery.
18 Jun 2018
How to prevent sports injuries
Regular exercise has lots of health benefits, so here's how to avoid injuries that keep you from staying active
5 Jun 2018
How to keep your teeth healthy
Simple rules to take care of your teeth and gums, and help protect against serious medical conditions.
22 May 2018
What is 'virtual physiotherapy' and could it help ease your back pain?
22 May 2018
Avoiding joint injuries
Read our helpful information on how to avoid joint injuries and help ease any knee, hip or shoulder pain.
21 May 2018
Lowering your blood pressure
Simple ways to help lower your blood pressure and protect yourself from serious illness
10 May 2018
How to maintain a healthy diet
Eating well is one of the lifestyle choices that can have the biggest impact on your health. Keep a healthy diet and you could reduce the risk of serious illness
25 Apr 2018
The benefits of acupuncture
Could acupuncture help with your headaches, migraines, joint pain or neck pain?
15 Apr 2018
How to take care of your eyes
Find out how to prevent sight loss through diet, eye protection and regular check ups
2 Apr 2018
How to relieve back pain
Try these short-term, at-home treatments: physiotherapy, osteopathy or acupuncture.
15 Mar 2018
How to get a good nights sleep
Experience the physical and mental health benefits of rest.
1For our joint protection, telephone calls may be monitored and will be recorded and saved for a minimum of five years. Calls to 0800 numbers from UK landlines and mobiles are free.