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Having a healthy workforce is a top priority for any employer.

Private Medical Insurance can help your staff stay fit and well. Give your employees the healthcare cover they deserve and watch how it benefits them and your business.


of companies with health insurance policies have lower absentee rates


of employers have found that health benefits helped staff become more productive


of staff said employers providing healthcare insurance is of high importance

What is Private Medical Insurance (PMI)?

Business health insurance offers your employees access to private medical treatment and care. Not only will this allow your employees to access care within a private facility, it covers the associated cost from diagnosis to treatment and recovery.

Not only will this allow your employees to access care within a private facility, it covers the associated cost from diagnosis to treatment and recovery. Our team of experts can help you understand the terminology and find the right policy at the right price. We work with the UK’s leading insurance providers, this enables us to find you the right policies to suit you and your businesses needs.

How will it benefit your staff?

Your team will be able to access a range of benefits that will increase engagement, improve overall health and empower them to better manage their wellbeing. As a benefit to you the employer, you can expect a boost in growth and efficiency of your business by dealing with health conditions, encourage healthy living and promote peace of mind.

Exceeding your Expectations

Are you ready to unlock the full potential of a healthy workforce with PMI? Here’s how we can help your business thrive:

  • No-charge service: Our specialist service is free for all clients, regardless of the size of your business
  • Impartial advice: We will always give you honest, reliable and genuine advice
  • Market coverage: By working with all UK health insurers we provide tailored solutions
  • Comprehensive policy analysis: We evaluate all options to find you the right cover for your needs

Making it simple for you...

  • What is an Exclusion? These are restrictions applied individually to your cover based on your medical history. In addition to the medical exclusion, standard exclusions may apply to all benefits under your chosen cover.
  • What is a Qualifying Period? This is a period of time, before you are entitled to receive a particular benefit under the plan. The policy wording will clarify the terms within your welcome documentation.
  • What is a Complementary Medicine Practitioner? This is an acupuncturist, chiropractor, homeopath, osteopath or hydrotherapist who is recognised and trained to provide these services. This may vary depending on your policy and the insurer. We will however guide you through this.

  • What is an Excess? This is an amount that is agreed upon prior to your policy commencing. Should you need to make a claim, the agreed excess must be paid directly to the insurer who will then proceed with the authorised treatment.
  • What is a Pre-Existing Condition? This is any disease, illness or injury for which you have received advice, medication or treatment before the start of your cover. This applies whether or not a medical opinion has been sought for the symptoms you have experienced.
  • What is a Cash Benefit? This is an agreed payment made by an insurer to the policyholder in relation to a specific benefit.

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Why Shire Health & Wellbeing?

We are experienced health insurance specialists dedicated to giving you fair and honest advice. Working with the UK’s leading health insurance providers, we’ll give you the information you need to find the right cover.

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Shire Health & Wellbeing: Private Medical Insurance

Health is a big issue for everyone. Private Medical Insurance can help boost productivity and employee retention. It could be the best business investment you ever make.

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    Discover our range of services

    At Shire Health & Wellbeing, we offer a range of healthcare cover for your employees. We promise to give you impartial, honest advice and help you find employee benefits to suit your business.

    Health Insurance

    We make finding, comparing and buying health insurance simple. Our team of specialist advisors take care of everything. We ditch the jargon and focus on helping you select the best policy. Choose from:


    Your employees need to stay mentally healthy as well as physically. A happy workforce is more likely to deliver quality results, which is where employee wellbeing packages can help. From fast GP access to Employee Assistance Programmes, there’s something to suit your business, people and budget.

    Employee Perks

    One way to make your team feel more valued is with an Employee Perks package. Employees take control of their mental, physical and financial wellbeing, and get discounts on day-to-day spending. Because those little extras can make a big difference.