Careology forges new Partnership with RedArc to support people affected by cancer

Digital cancer care platform Careology has joined forces with RedArc, the leading provider of long-term support for people facing serious illness, disability, trauma or bereavement. RedArc’s experienced, registered nurses provide support and expert advice by phone to people via insurers, trade unions, affinity groups and employers, and to date, have supported over 37,000 people across… Continue reading →

RedArc launches support for Mental Health First Aiders

Following the  success of supporting group colleagues internally, RedArc is now launching a new service to companies to support Mental Health First Aiders (MHFAs) in recognition that employers have a duty of care to safeguard not only those who seek mental health support but also those who are involved in facilitating it. Support in practice… Continue reading →

Insurers’ preparedness for Covid-19 claims should include physical and mental health support for Long Covid

According to RedArc, holistic and personalised support for as long as is needed – similar to that already provided by insurers for conditions such as cancer, ME and diabetes – is required for Long Covid. This condition currently affects approximately 60,000 people in the UK* and is characterised by a variety of physiological and psychological… Continue reading →

RedArc adds specialist cancer organisation to its partner panel

Specialist cancer organisation, Working With Cancer, has been added to RedArc’s panel of additional services expanding the range of additional support that the RedArc nurse can offer, particularly with issues relating to the workplace. About Working With Cancer Working With Cancer is a social enterprise aimed at providing coaching and training services to employees to… Continue reading →

Emotional reaction to COVID-19 akin to grief for many employees, says RedArc

World Mental Health Day: 10 October 2020  Having provided mental health support to employees throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, RedArc believes that many people are experiencing some of the same emotional reactions to their circumstances as they might during bereavement. The organisation has witnessed employees at various stages of denial, anger, bargaining depression and acceptance, as… Continue reading →

Fewer diagnoses of illnesses means treatment will take longer for both physical and mental health

Since the escalation of the Covid-19 pandemic,  people have been reticent to visit medical practitioners to have their concerns investigated, as a result, diagnoses of serious illnesses are significantly lower than they should be, with year-on-year cancer diagnoses down 39%*, and this will have long-term serious consequences for the treatment of both physical and mental… Continue reading →