NHS Waiting Lists Could Double
Posted on 3rd September 2020
In June, The BBC reported that NHS waiting lists could reach 10 million this year which is more than double the previous year and this assumes that the NHS is back up to full capacity.
See the full article here - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-52984742
Add to this the ongoing social distancing rules and different ways of working this could signal a long wait ahead for people seeking non life threatening operations.
There is a definite rise in the demand for workplace employee benefits and we are seeing more interest from individuals looking to take out critical illness cover, private medical insurance and health cash plans. There's no doubt that the NHS has been stretched for some time but with the advent of Covid-19 it will only experience further difficulties.
What can you do?
By investigating certain types of cover you could speed up the care that you would normally rely on the NHS for plus there could be financial help in your time of need.
Take a look at the BBC article and let us know what you think and if you would like a chat about health and protection insurance call Nick on 07530 166516.
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