New protection challenger, Guardian Financial Services, selects RedArc to provide dedicated nurse support services

New protection challenger, Guardian, has selected RedArc to provide a dedicated nurse support service to its customers. The contract with RedArc will initially last three years and forms part of Guardian’s HALO service. HALO is Guardian’s personal approach to claims support. At point of claim, Guardian’s team will listen to each claimant’s concerns, identify the… Continue reading →

An over reliance on technology as a mental health solution can put people in danger, warns RedArc

“Notification of a poor mental health score via a mental health technology platform without appropriate clinical intervention in place could cause more distress,” warns Christine Husbands, managing director of RedArc, further enforcing the need for strong clinical human support to supplement technological solutions. RedArc believes that employers, employees, insurers and the wider mental health community… Continue reading →

Beagle Street adds RedArc Nurse support services to its critical illness products

Online life insurance provider Beagle Street has announced the launch of a new practical and emotional support service for its customers. ‘Our Companions Service’, provided by RedArc Nurses, will see all customers who have been diagnosed with a critical or terminal illness, or child critical illness, offered the opportunity to access comprehensive and compassionate support… Continue reading →

RedArc runs pilot to support those with diabetes

RedArc Nurses is running a pilot to help people with type 2 diabetes to manage their condition better. They have teamed up with Mapmydiabetes, a NICE-endorsed online programme designed to support diabetes self-management education. Mapmydiabetes provides the technological support, and RedArc backs this up with the human touch. About the pilot The pilot, combining the… Continue reading →

Nine totally avoidable reasons your employees don’t speak out about needing mental health support, says RedArc

Despite many organisations now offering mental health support and improving their communications on the subject, RedArc Nurses has found there are still barriers that remain in place that cause employees to either delay seeking help or, in some cases, prevent any support being sought at all. Christine Husbands, managing director for RedArc says: “We speak… Continue reading →

International Wheelchair Day: Thursday 1 March

International Wheelchair Day highlights the need for workplace mental health support for all employees with all types of disabilities  A clear distinction is often made between ‘mind’ and ‘body’ when it comes to employers supporting employees with disabilities, with the focus traditionally being on the physical condition. However RedArc believes more employers need to recognise the… Continue reading →

RedArc responds to ONS ‘Geographic patterns of cancer survival in England’ report with mental health warning

Following yesterday’s release of the Office of National Statistics ‘Geographic patterns of cancer survival in England: Adults diagnosed 2004 to 2011 and followed up to 2016’, Christine Husbands, MD, RedArc commented:  “It’s great to read that despite pockets of disparities, overall cancer survival rates are continuing to increase. Advances in early detection, surgical methods and… Continue reading →

Young Carers within the workplace need better recognition and support, says RedArc

Young Carers’ Awareness Day (on 25 January this year) marks a day when this often forgotten group get recognition, but RedArc wants employers and insurers to ensure they are not overlooked once they reach the workplace. Young carers can have roles throughout the workplace, including apprenticeships, traineeships or full time employment. Having supported employed carers… Continue reading →