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Prevention vs cure: The benefits to employers in shifting their healthcare focus

In the UK we face unique challenges in healthcare – with rates of obesity and depression, to name just two, topping worldwide comparison lists. But many of the healthcare challenges we face are avoidable. The Health Insurance Group is calling on…

RedArc responds to ONS ‘Geographic patterns of cancer survival in England’ report

Following yesterday’s release of the Office of National Statistics ‘Geographic patterns of cancer survival in England: Adults diagnosed 2004 to 2011 and followed up to 2016’, Christine Husbands, MD, RedArc commented: “It’s great to read that despite pockets of disparities,…

Cancer patients need more support than those with other conditions, say RedArc Nurses

Based on over 9,000 patient records collected over the last five years, RedArc Nurses has identified that those individuals who are diagnosed with cancer usually need significantly more support and care than those with other conditions. The company believes that…

Cancer and other acute medical conditions account for one in five long-term absences

Research revealed today by Group Risk Development (GRiD) shows that cancer and other acute medical conditions account for nearly one in five (19 per cent) long-term absences among employers. Indeed, cancer is the main cause of claim across all group…

World Cancer Day, 4 February: the role of eyecare in screening

World Cancer Day takes place on the 4 February 2018, uniting the world in the fight against cancer. The aim of the day is to raise awareness and education about the disease, pressing governments and individuals to take action. With…

Employers need to encourage better take-up of cancer support benefits

As cancer diagnoses continue to rise, and survival rates also increase, the breadth of support within employee benefits available to those diagnosed has significantly improved.   Modern corporate insurers are acutely aware of this and have become very adept at looking…