Why buy private healthcare insurance?

Radio Times introduces AXA PPP healthcare to provide prompt access to hospitals & fast track appointments, PLUS you’ll receive a free £100 M&S giftcard when you take out a plan through Radio Times

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Private healthcare insurance is designed to make you feel secure when you need medical treatment. At AXA PPP healthcare our Personal Health plan is designed to cover you for new medical conditions when you join, private healthcare is there to ensure you’ll be cared for comfortably, quickly and given a greater choice about where and when you receive treatment.


It also offers you flexibility around appointment times, and a choice of specialists, consultants and surgeons.

If you do need to have hospital treatment, maintaining your privacy during stressful times is of real importance – with private rooms usually offering the comfort of en-suite facilities and your own TV and telephone.

It’s often the little things that members and those close to them really appreciate when they’re in a private hospital; typically from a choice of nutritionally balanced meals and often free hospital parking for visitors.


Choosing the right plan for you will depend on your budget and the level of cover you select to meet your needs – but you can be confident in the service you receive from AXA PPP healthcare.

  • Fast Track Appointments service
  • 24/7 telephone access to medical professionals
  • Physiotherapist support over the phone — no need for GP referral
  • Enhanced children’s cover as standard
  • Access the latest licenced chemotherapy drugs on specialist referral – even if they aren’t available on the NHS
  • Special offers for members, including half-price gym membership and health tests

Reader offer

AXA PPP healthcare can provide wide range of options for you and your family. Get a no obligation quote or more information about the benefits of private healthcare and what is and isn’t covered.


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0800 023 2211

Terms and conditions

*The Marks and Spencer giftcard offer is for new customers only. The girftcard will be sent to you within 28 days of receiving your first subscription payment if paying annually. Or, if paying monthly, within 28 days of receiving your second month’s subscription. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, apart from the 5% discount for paying annually. Only one giftcard will be issued per household. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.

Immediate Media, which is the publisher of Radio Times, is an Introducer Appointed Representative of AXA PPP healthcare. Personal Health is underwritten by AXA PPP healthcare limited. AXA PPP healthcare limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England number 3148119. Registered office: AXA PPP healthcare, 5 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1AD. This article has been provided by AXA PPP healthcare.


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