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Private Medical Insurance


Provider: AXA PPP healthcare

Eligibility: Open to all employees, their partners and dependants (up to 25 years old if in full time education)

When you can start/stop this benefit: Anytime. Members usually sign up for a 12 month period, then they can make amendments.

How you enrol: Visit www.axappphealthcare.co.uk/british-universities/ or call AXA PPP healthcare on 0800 0321 950

Further information: See below

Further information

What is the benefit?

All employees at the University are eligible to join the Universities and Colleges Personal Healthcare Scheme, underwritten by AXA PPP healthcare. The premium rates are significantly lower to University members.  

The scheme has the following benefits:

  • Offers exclusive with significantly discounted costs
  • No medical examination is required
  • Choice of four plans, including Premier and Key Plans which can be secured on a 'medical history disregarded' basis (MHD) within the first 6 weeks of joining the University or until 31 March 2017 for existing employees.  Subject to there being no ongoing treatment undertaken planned or booked within 3 months of the start date of the policy
  • Access to 'Health at Hand' - a 24 hour confidential information line providing access to nurses and counsellors for health information and support (including Care and Stress Counselling service)
  • Open to all employees, their partners and dependants (up to 25 years old if in full time education)
  • Continued cover in retirement
  • Fast track appointments

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How does it work?

If you are a new member of staff, you can join on a medical history disregarded basis (Premier and Key plans only) within your first six weeks, providing you can confirm that neither you, nor anyone else on the policy, have any ongoing claims or treatment, and have no treatment planned or booked within three months of the start date of the policy.

More information or to apply

Please note that if you join this scheme, you must arrange to pay AXA PPP Healthcare direct. The payment will not be deducted from your salary.


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