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Barclays issues two new healthcare products

Barclays is launching two healthcare products to help with the financial consequences of taking time off work due to an accident or sickness.


The bank says that more than 3 million people attended hospital accident and emergency departments between April and June 1998 and it estimates that 95 per cent were not insured to cover the cost of a loss of earnings.


Personal Accident Plan and Hospital Cash Plan start from 17p a day, offer cover anywhere in the world and have a 24-hour telephone help line manned by qualified medical staff.

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