Celebrating our 100 year anniversary
Where there is a long waiting period on the NHS we are able to assist towards the cost of;
Help can be provided towards a genuine second opinion and/or towards scans or tests, when:
Sometimes we are able to refer you to our doctor, if you are based in or around London or Manchester. Please get in touch to discuss this further. We cannot meet the cost of any subsequent treatment/procedure, but it is sometimes possible to obtain the required diagnosis or identify the correct treatment and put minds at rest.
Where a member faces medical dismissal (confirmed by employer/union) because of inability to obtain the necessary scans or tests through the NHS in a reasonable timescale, the Trustees will consider meeting the costs. In exceptional circumstances, they may even authorise a contribution towards treatment costs if this will help them to remain in their job. We are sorry that such a contribution cannot in any way meet a significant part of the costs.
For retired and non-working beneficiaries and retired and non-working partners Up to £300 per case
For working beneficiaries, working partners and dependent children Up to £500 per case
For working beneficiaries, working partners and dependent children Up to £750 for a scan or tests
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