Press release: Tory manifesto on carers’ time off: RedArc Nurses comment – more employers and insurers can do

In light of the Tories’ manifesto to give workers the right to request time off to care for a relative, Christine Husbands, managing director for RedArc Nurses comments: Carers have been the Forgotten Community for too long and we’re very pleased to see them acknowledged by Government. Typically, it is the primary patient that is… Continue reading →

Press Release – Mental Health support should be so much more than just ‘talking’, says RedArc Nurses

Employees with mental health conditions can significantly benefit from a broad range of help that goes beyond the standard ‘talking’ therapies that are often associated with typical Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs), according to RedArc nurses. Of the referrals that RedArc receives to its personal nurse adviser service – which includes experienced registered mental health nurses… Continue reading →

Press Release – RedArc patient data proves the case for employer-sponsored early intervention for employee mental health conditions

Patient data released today from RedArc Nurses strongly supports the case for employer-sponsored mental health provision for employees. The figures collated over the last five years show a huge improvement across all mental health conditions* where employees have been provided with support from RedArc’s nurses and their specialist third-parties. Based on two widely-used mental health… Continue reading →

Press Release: Bereavement benefit changes mean insurers and employers will need to tackle financial and emotional strain on families

Summary of changes Government support for the bereaved is changing from 6 April 2017: a new Bereavement Support Payment will be paid instead of the current suite of state bereavement benefits. Among the most significant amendments, changes will materially impact parents as they will only receive payments for 18 months, instead of until the child… Continue reading →

Press Release: Employee sleep deprivation isn’t being tackled by employers

March is National Bed Month Number of organisations including ‘sleep’ within their wellbeing strategy set to rise Forward-thinking employers are treating employees that suffer from sleep deprivation in the same way they would an employee with an illness, according to RedArc Nurses ahead of The Sleep Council’s National Bed Month in March. RedArc advises all… Continue reading →

Press Release: Employees with physical conditions also require mental health support

Employees who initially present with physical health conditions need support for mental health and emotional problems in practically all cases, according to RedArc’s team of nurses. The company has found that no matter what the individual’s physical health condition, some level of additional mental or emotional problem also needs to be dealt with after the… Continue reading →

Press Release: Second Medical Opinion Service Launched by RedArc Nurses

RedArc, providers of specialist personal nurse advisers, has partnered with Healix Health Services Ltd, to provide a unique Second Medical Opinion service in the UK. The service combines a face-to-face medical opinion from a consultant specialist with guidance and support by telephone from a dedicated nurse adviser both before and after the second opinion has… Continue reading →

Press Release: RedArc Nurses Offers Post Hospital Service for Employees via Insurers

The policy combines medical, emotional and practical support “Being medically well enough to leave hospital is not the same as being better” RedArc Nurses has developed a new proposition – the Post Hospital Service – which is designed to provide assistance to employees when they are discharged from hospital but still need additional support. The… Continue reading →

Press Release: More will be demanded from group and individual protection in 2017, says RedArc

As more is expected from group and individual protection, the market will do more to meet those demands. Christine Husbands, managing director of RedArc gives her predictions for 2017. Greater utilisation of added-value services in insurance policies Many insurers recognise that financial support is just one part of the solution when it comes to protection… Continue reading →