‘Normalise different’ and have a mental health safety net for a successful return to the workplace, says RedArc

Ahead of Mental Health Week 10-16 May 2021, Christine Husbands, managing director for RedArc comments on the potential for the forthcoming return to work, the so-called ‘re-entry’, to induce further anxieties amongst staff.  Christine Husbands said: “Employers will only truly understand the magnitude of the post-pandemic mental health toll on their employees when they start… Continue reading →

RedArc launches dedicated Long Covid support service

RedArc, the third-party support service included within employee benefits, group and individual insurances, and membership plans, has announced the launch of a new dedicated nurse service to support those suffering from the effects of Long Covid. Christine Husbands, managing director for RedArc, said: “Anyone who has had Covid-19 could be affected by Long Covid, from… Continue reading →

RedArc: Three key reasons why a clinical assessment should be the norm in added-value support

RedArc is highlighting the need to ensure that added-value support provided via some individual and group protection products, intermediaries and other affinity groups, includes a clinical assessment from a qualified medical practitioner before treatment is provided. What is a clinical assessment? A clinical assessment can include specific illness-related questionnaires, such as the PHQ-9 and GAD-7… Continue reading →

Health and wellbeing technology is limited without human back up, says Christine Husbands of RedArc

Health and wellbeing support services are becoming universally offered in UK workplaces via insurances, affinity groups, cashplans and trade unions and there’s no shortage of technology to support the sector, providing a whole host of advantages, such as reach, convenience, automation and scale. However, Christine Husbands, managing director for RedArc, advises that as well as… Continue reading →

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 →