Compare leading UK health insurance providers
Private health insurance covers you for medical treatment privately when you need it. It allows faster access to diagnosis and treatment in a private hospital and means you avoid the NHS waiting times.
As there are a wide range of providers all offering different products and benefits it can be complex and difficult to compare health insurance providers in the UK. This is one of the main reasons for choosing a health insurance broker.
Our advisors here at Morehealth have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the UK health insurance market and can guide you through the process of choosing the right health insurance policy for you. If you already have cover in place and are considering switching to a new provider, our advisors fully understand the complexities of medical underwriting, and how to ensure you will be covered for pre-existing health conditions where required.
Below we have compared the UK’s leading health insurance providers and summarised the main differences between the private medical insurance (PMI) policies they offer.
WPA are a not-for-profit organisation with headquarters in Taunton, Somerset.
Specialising only in private health insurance, WPA partner with individuals and companies to offer personal and business health insurance policies in the UK.
With over 30 years of experience in the health insurance market, AVIVA are the third largest provider in the UK, looking after the health insurance of over 900,000 customers.
AVIVA Health is part of AVIVA plc.
The Exeter is a British friendly society, established in 1927.
With headquarters still in Exeter, they are one of the largest friendly societies in the UK.
With no shareholders, profits are re-invested into their healthcare services.
Founded in 1868, National Friendly is a mutual society with headquarters in Bristol, providing health insurance along with other financial products.
As a policyholder with National Friendly you automatically become a member of the Society.
AXA Health were founded in 1940 by doctors and hospitals working together. The AXA Health business is still very much shaped by clinicians today.
AXA Health is part of the AXA Global group.
VitalityHealth is a UK based health insurer with over 1 million customers.
They have developed a strong brand through advertising with Stanley the Dachshund. A key focus is on rewarding members for healthy living.
Bupa is a household name, providing healthcare for over 70 years, with over 31 million customers worldwide.
A provident association with no shareholders, Bupa’s origins and global headquarters are in the United Kingdom.