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03 January 2019
Health, Top Tips

Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer is cancer that starts in the large bowel. It is also known as colorectal cancer, colon or rectal cancer depending on if it starts in the large bowel (your colon) or rectum. It can spread to other parts of the body or grow into the surrounding organs. Bowel cancer is not the same as anal cancer or small bowel cancer. Most people that are diagnosed with bowel cancer are over the age of 60 but bowel cancer is currently one of the most common cancers diagnosed in the UK.

23 November 2018
News, Info

Non-Executive Director Update

In July 2018, Alan Fleming retired as a Non-Executive Director. After considering the importance of broadening the skills and diversity of the Board, refreshing its thinking, and succession planning, the CSH Board of Directors decided to recruit two Non-Executive Directors.

14 November 2018
Health, Top Tips

6 Things you might not know are included with a CS Healthcare policy

Private Health Insurance has many benefits. Many people choose to purchase health insurance in order to benefit from greater choice, access to the latest treatments, and shorter waiting times. CS Healthcare ticks all the above and more. Here is a list of just some of the other benefits that come with joining our Society.

11 October 2018
Health, Top Tips

Heart healthy food, drinks and nutrients

Eating well is important for your overall health. A balanced diet ensures your body gets the energy and nutrients it needs to function properly however, certain foods and drinks are particularly good for your heart and the cardiovascular system.

26 September 2018
Health, Top Tips

The effects of stress on your mental and physical health

As the mental health charity Mind explains “There's no medical definition of stress, and health care professionals often disagree over whether stress is the cause of problems or the result of them.” Despite it not being medically defined, stress is widely considered to be our reaction to things and situations that make us feel under pressure or like we’re not in control. Stressful situations are often events that upset us emotionally or give us a lot to think about or do.

12 September 2018
Health, Top Tips

Common types of Back Pain

If you suffer from back pain, you are not alone. Work related back pain is a very common health condition in the U.K, particularly lower back pain. The Health and Safety Executive reports that between 2016-2017 there were approximately 3.2 million days lost to work related back disorders, with an average of 16.5 days lost per case.

GP24 Advice Line

At CS Healthcare, we are always looking at ways to improve the products and services we offer to our members. We understand that accessing GP services quickly and at a time convenient for you can be challenging. This is why we are pleased to announce we are improving the advice line service that is available to all our members.

Open Eligibility

CS Healthcare is pleased to announce an exciting change to its eligibility criteria.

Historically, all new members were considered eligible to join CS Healthcare based on their chosen profession. You had to work in the public sector or be a civil servant to become a member. As of August 2019, this eligibility criteria no longer applies. Now everyone can experience award-winning customer service.

Group Scheme Offering

We offer a plan for employers, giving their employees a choice of different cover options and the option to include their family. Whilst working with us to promote a Group Scheme, you will also benifit from other support we can offer, helping to promote health and wellbeing in the workplace including health checks, leaflets and posters, health related articles, content and e-newletter.

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