Why Health Shield?

One of the UK’s leading providers of health cash plans, we’ve put smiles on the faces of our members and provided peace of mind since 1877. Constantly innovating to meet the changing needs of employers and their employees we help a variety of organisations to look after the health and wellbeing of their workforce.

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Here are just some of the reasons why we think you should choose Health Shield:

  • We offer the largest range of health cash plans in the UK market.
  • A non-profit making Friendly Society, we don’t have shareholders. We’re run on behalf of our 300,000+ members and reinvest all of our profits for their benefit.
  • We’re proud to have scooped a number of prestigious industry awards including, ‘Best Health Cash Plan Provider’ at the Health Insurance Awards 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 & 2013, COVER Excellence Awards 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014, Corporate Adviser Awards 2016 & 2015 and Reward VIB Awards 2015.
  • We can create a Tailored bespoke plan just for your organisation. You can choose the mix of benefits that suits your workforce and budget the best.
  • We’re proud of our reputation for quickly processing claims. In 2017 we processed 92% of claims we received within 2 working days.
  • From your very first enquiry our friendly and supportive team will go above and beyond to provide you with fast quotes, quickly implement your plan and deliver a service that will make your day.
  • Our team will provide you with high quality aftercare, making on-site presentations and providing posters and editorial pieces to help you maximise membership and promote your health cash plan. All for free!

Meet the Team

We’ve got the largest health cash plan sales team in the country. Each region has a Business Development Manager who can quickly supply quotes, implement plans and arrange for our team to visit your site to make presentations and increase scheme awareness and take-up.

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Our Awards

  • Winner Best Health Cash Plan Provider 2017

  • Winner Best Health Cash Plan Provider 2017

  • Winner Health Screening Protection Review Gold

  • HIA-2016

    Winner Best Healthcare Cash Plan Provider 2016

  • cover-excellence-2016

    Winner Best Healthcare Cash Plan Provider 2016

  • corp-adviser-2016

    Winner Best Healthcare Cash Plan Provider 2016

  • vib-2016

    Winner Best Healthcare Cash Plan Provider 2015

  • HIDA15

    Winner Best Cash Plan Provider 2015


    Winner Best Health Cash Plan 2015

  • Winner 2015 Reward VIB Awards

  • Winner 2015 Corporate Advisor Awards

  • Winner 2014 HI Awards

  • Winner 2014 Cover Excellence Awards