Blog

30 May 2018
Top Tips

Exercise and Mental Wellbeing

We all know that exercise has a number of positive effects on the body and can help us get into shape. But what affect does a workout have on our mental wellbeing? The benefits of exercise go beyond your aerobic ability and gaining muscle. Although exercise can help improve your physique, trim your waistline and is believed to even prolong your life; for many people, this isn’t what motivates them to stay active.

24 April 2018
News, Top Tips

What’s the difference between an out-patient, a day-patient and an in-patient?

If you are wishing to make a claim on your CS Healthcare private medical insurance plan and undergo much-needed treatment, you will need to inform us of the type of treatment you require, including whether you will be regarded an out-patient, a day-patient or an in-patient.

21 March 2018
Healthy Living, Top Tips

Eat Right to Boost Your Brain

Research has shown that our diet has a big impact on the way we look and feel. Recent studies have also demonstrated that eating certain foods can help to prevent memory loss, provide energy and even boost your IQ. Check out some of these amazing brain boosting superfoods and their effects.

21 March 2018
Healthy Living, Health

The Importance of Stretching

At CS Healthcare, we’ve been providing private health insurance for over 85 years, covering those who work in the civil service and not-for-profit organisations. CS Healthcare is a proud CSRF partner and sponsor of Nathan McLellan’s London Marathon attempt. Nathan is extremely passionate about the CSRF cause and when you couple that with his preparation in the lead up to the big event, there’s no stopping him! To help Nathan and others stay in tip top shape, CS Healthcare have some important tips on stretching, a component often overlooked by many when exercising, but hugely important to avoid injury.

07 March 2018
Healthy Living, Top Tips

How to Take Care of Your Kidneys

Considering the main responsibilities of the kidney (filtering approximately 200 litres of blood daily and generating the hormones behind red blood cell production and calcium absorption), it is easy to understand why these small organs are vital to your overall health and well-being. Research suggests that up to 60,00 people in the UK die prematurely due to kidney disease annually and there is no cure. With kidney transplants averaging a 5-year wait, it is essential to take steps to reduce the chances of developing kidney-related illness.

23 February 2018
Healthy Living, Top Tips

Bacteria in the gut - tiny microbes that can have a huge impact

There are as many as 100 trillion bacteria that live inside and on our bodies. Some exist on the surface of our skin, others are inside our nose, mouth and even our urogenital tract. However, many bacteria are active inside our gut. The good bacteria inside our gut can counteract potentially harmful toxins and bad bacteria, helping to keep our digestive system fully functioning and healthy.

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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