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Medical Insurance Policies

There are a variety of different insurance companies throughout the UK that each offer medical insurance policies designed to suit the needs of a broad range of their customers. These policies will usually vary depending on the extent of the cover offered as well as other details such as the exclusions written into the deal.

Medical insurance is a complex field, and as such there can seemingly be a bewilderingly large number of different medical insurance policies that are offered by insurers.

The easy to use product comparison table we have provided should make the picture less confusing.

People who work in particularly dangerous fields will often require highly comprehensive medical insurance policies in order to provide them with adequate protection. Examples of jobs requiring comprehensive cover include dangerous industrial work, or working in high conflict areas.

Medical Insurance Quotes
ProviderOnline Quotes available?Special FeaturesGet Quotes
yesFast consultations – book a video consultation with a GP or specialist in minutes. Get dedicated cancer support - If you’re diagnosed with cancer, we’ll assign you a highly experienced Case Manager who’ll support you throughout your treatment and help you understand every step of the process.Get Quotes >
yesWith Comprehensive Cover No financial limits - so you'll have peace of mind that you won’t run out of funding for eligible treatment with the hospitals you’ve chosen as part of your policy and a fee assured consultant.Get Quotes >
yesSupportive care – with 24/7 telephone access to our nurses and counsellors through our medical helpline Health at Hand, we’re here for you no matter how late it is or however long it takes.Get Quotes >
yesRewards Programme Vitality Plus makes looking after your health more rewarding; the more you participate and improve your Vitality status the higher your discounts will be with Vitality reward partners, Eurostar, Mark Warner, Champneys and Cineworld.Get Quotes >

The following are some other examples of different types of medical insurance policy:


  • Travel Insurance for customers who require medical cover in foreign countries
  • Critical Illness Insurance, intended to cover any loss of income while the policy holder may be suffering from an illness
  • Family medical insurance, which is intended to provide comprehensive medical cover for families
  • Short term medical insurance will provide appropriate cover for individuals who may only need cover for a short period of time, and can be useful for people who are between jobs, or are perhaps only employed on a part time basis

In order to find the best possible medical insurance quote for your money, it is recommended to contact as many providers as possible for a medical insurance quote, as premiums for similar policies may vary fairly drastically from insurer to insurer.