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Routine Operations Could Be Rationed As NHS Faces Growing Cash Crisis

A growing cash crisis in the NHS could see routine knee and hip operations rationed going forward. As the National Health Service in England struggles to make ends meet, other so-called “non-urgent” procedures could also be delayed. Patients waiting for cataract surgery and hernia operations could find themselves shunted down the list as health service funds dry up. Prior to …

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GP Consultations In Britain Among Shortest In Europe

Patients in Britain get less time with their GPs than patients in Peru, a new study has found. On average, patients in Britain spend just 9 minutes 22 seconds with their GPs. In fact, GP consultations in Britain are among the shortest in Europe and it will take 70 years before the NHS achieves 15-minute appointments. Patients in Lithuania, Belgium …

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Congratulations to Mandy Heritage

One of our head office ladies, Mandy Heritage got a 1st and a 3rd in the UKA Dance Premier Festival in Blackpool at the weekend, we’d like to congratulate her on these great achievements.

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Premier Choice Consultant Attains GR1

We are really pleased to announce that Linda Tresidder – one of our Corporate Healthcare and Risk consultants – has attained GR1, the Industry Qualification for advising on Group Risk products. This now means all our Healthcare and Protection consultants have the GR1 qualification, highlighting our commitment to strengthening our knowledge across the whole of the Employee Benefit Product range. …

Two New Consultants Appointed in September

As part of our continued expansion we have the great pleasure of welcoming two new consultants to Premier Choice in September. Ashley Stroud and Harry Ramburn have a lot of experience from their time working at Health on Line where they enjoyed much success and we are sure this will continue now they are with PCH. [one_half] Ashley Stroud [/one_half] …

Congratulations to Raina Dhillon and Sheryl Lucas

Congratulations to Raina Dhillon and Sheryl Lucas who have both passed their GR1 (Group Risk) exam. This shows they are both fully competent to advise on Group Risk business and demonstrates Premier Choice’s ongoing commitment to offer independent and professional advice. [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last]

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Avoiding Rising Insurance Premiums

Press Release: One of the criticisms of insurance is rising premiums; but there are ways to avoid these. Premier Choice Group (PCG), the specialist health and wellbeing intermediary offers top tips for avoiding paying more for your protection insurance. Get the policy at its best premium by starting early. Don’t wait until next year as you will be older and …

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Escape the Massive IPT Rise with Corporate Healthcare Trusts

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) has nearly doubled in the last three budgets and private medical insurance is one of the areas of insurance that is most affected. As a result we are recommending that our clients explore healthcare trusts as a possible alternative to private medical insurance. These being particularly attractive to employers due to their tax exempt nature. Contact …

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20 Years and Going from Strength to Strength

In 1996, Premier Choice Group was founded with one aim in mind: to provide a truly independent, personal service to both individual and corporate clients, primarily focussing on health insurance matters. Since then, Premier Choice Group has gone from strength to strength and forged many longstanding relationships with the UK’s leading insurers. This means that we are able to secure …

Premier Choice Group Has its Own Total Warrior

One of our consultants, Gavin Thompson, recently tackled the gruelling Total Warrior challenge in Leeds. The intense 12k course featured 30 punishing obstacles, all of which Gavin overcame in an amazing time of 2:02:27. This placed Gavin 745th out of around 4,700 competitors, which we’re sure you’ll agree is very respectable indeed. Gavin raised £620 for the Children’s Hospital Charity, …

Three New Consultants Appointed in May

As part of our continued expansion we have welcomed three new consultants in May. Luke Hancock, Nick Hale (Engage Healthcare Ltd) and Wayne Pontin have all joined us, they bring a wealth of experience with them. I am sure you would like to join me in wishing them every success in their new roles. Luke Hancock Nick Hale Wayne Pontin

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We’ve Got a Moonwalker!

Premier Choice’s Chief Operating Officer, Helen Franklin, took part this month in the 2016 London Moonwalk in aid of breast cancer. Helen completed 15 very long miles – which is known as the half-moon – and raised a fantastic amount of over £1700. Congratulations Helen. Such a great achievement!