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Bullet Press Releases

2013 (click to view)
Medical profession highly critical of open referral and its negative impact on patient care
(January 2013)
Unanimous disapproval of consultants following a recent GfKNOP survey.
2012 (click to view)
WPA adds Moratorium underwriting option to Flexible Health
(February 2012)
WPA is introducing controlled moratorium underwriting on the Flexible Health range of policies for individual customers.
2010/2011 (click to view)
WPA tops up the cost of NHS Dental Care
(March 2011)
WPA has enhanced Providental, its leading standalone dental plan, to benefit NHS customers wishing to supplement their NHS dental care.
NHS Top-Up
(November 2010)
WPA launches new ´NHS Supplementary Insurance´ that helps pay for the extras including free NHS parking.
Video of WPA's CEO, Julian Stainton, giving the background to the NHS Top-Up planJulian Stainton, WPA´s CEO gives the background to NHS Top-Up
(November 2010)
WPA is accredited with ISO 27001
(April 2010)
The benchmark for protecting sensitive and valuable information.
2009 (click to view)
Industry Complaints Data published
(September 2009)
The Financial Ombudsman Service publishes complaints statistics about specific insurers.
Complaints Statistics
(Annually updated)
Telephone Statsitics
Your Rights to Treatment when you also pay for private care
(September 2009)
A simple summary of the legal position for Patients wanting to Top-Up their NHS care
2008 (click to view)
WPA wins again, for the third year in a row
(September 2008)
WPA´s NHS Top-Up insurance policy wins the Laing and Buisson Awards 2008
Introducing Health Top-Up
(June 2008)
An innovative and affordable NHS top up policy that complements today´s NHS

Press Release Archive

Previous press releases prior to 2008 can be viewed here.

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Charlie MacEwan
Corporate Communications Director
Tel: 07771 808083
Email: charlie.macewan@wpa.org.uk


Bullet WPA in the press

Keeping fit saved me pounds at health spa
(Mail on Sunday 4 August 2013)

Bupa patients ´forced to use cheaper doctors´
(Daily Mail 8 January 2013)

Profile of WPA´s Adrian Humphreys
(Health Insurance and Protection magazine 21 May 2012)

Take care to get a lean bill of health
(Sunday Express 20 May 2012)

WPA adds moratorium underwriting
(IFA Online 26 January 2012)

PMI Provider Opinion
(Health Insurance and Protection magazine 6 January 2012)

WPA in the press Archive

Previous WPA in the press articles prior to 2012 can be viewed here.

Bullet Presentations

Defusing the Insurance Premium Tax Bombshell (August 2010)

Age is a killer - What the Politicians don't want you to know (April 2006)

Age is a killer. Can the NHS stand the cost of longevity? (March 2006)

The Demographic Healthcare Timebomb (Autumn 2004)

YouGov Health quarterly health trends survey