Orchard Healthcare's role
For nearly 100 years Orchard Healthcare (through its original trading name the `WHCA` (the Worcester Hospitals Contributors Association)
has been providing healthcare plans and benefits to thousands of employees in
some of the leading employers throughout Worcestershire.
providing massive funding for the county`s hospitals in the years up to
the launch of the NHS in 1946 the organisation turned towards the
provision of a wide range of convalescence and medical benefits for
local working people employed in the county`s most enlightened
How Orchard Healthcare influences employees health and wellbeing
One of the most important objectives of Employee Health Cover and Wellbeing
plans is to provide employees access to “prompt access to
treatment” to speed up diagnosis, treatment, and after care for
employees with health issues which can lead to long term absenteeism.
The latest Orchard Employer Healthcare Plans provide a wide range of benefits at low cost to help employees in the following areas;-
Getting employees back to work (after illness/treatment)
- Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Chiropractice and Acupuncture
- Specialist Consultancy Fees
- Health Screening (inc. Occupational Health)
- Diagnostic Procedures
Spreading the costs of regular medical treatment
- Dental Healthcare
- Optical Healthcare and Treatment
- Hearing Aids etc
Help with costs associated with NHS treatment
- Day Surgery
- Hospital In-patient Grants
- Maternity/Paternity Grants
- Recuperation Grants
These Benefits enable faster diagnosis, more rapid treatment and speedy
aftercare to enable a rapid return to work without the costly, anxiety
inducing delays which are often associated with conventional treatment
in the UK.
With nearly 6 million people covered by employer healthcare plans of this type, the Orchard Employer Healthcare Plan offers a low cost path to improved health and wellbeing.