Do you also feel as if 2018 is zipping by more quickly than you expected? In the everyday rush it is easy to forget to focus on your own physical and mental health, so this issue of our Scheme newsletter is to remind you to focus on your greatest investment: your health!
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Yours in health
Skip the flu this year! News from overseas is that this year's flu virus is particularly nasty and is affecting more people, and for a longer period, than usual! Should you have a flu shot and, if so, when and where?
How to cope with the water crisis Three of our provinces have been declared national disaster areas, with Cape Town still facing the threat of Day Zero, when taps will be turned off. What health concerns do we need to keep in mind?
Dental health - for more than just a smile Healthy teeth and gums are extremely important to our overall health. Research shows that bad oral hygiene, and therefore poor dental health, can lead to a worrying number of seemingly 'unrelated' and often serious diseases!
Pregnant or planning a baby? Planning your birth partners and setting well beforehand can give you quite a bit of peace of mind when the big day arrives! What are your benefits and options, and what tools can you use to help you plan?
Prescribed Minimum Benefits Explained The Council for Medical Schemes put together a number of FAQs to help educate members on their rights and responsibilities in terms of Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs). Let's look at a few of these...
Chronic medicine users, take note! If you (or any of your dependants) are registered on our chronic medicine management programme, it is very important to take your medicine regularly. Here are some tips to help you do so.
Our PO leads from the front! Julia le Roux, Principal Officer of Nedgroup Medical Aid Scheme, showed her mettle at the recent Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw by finishing the Full event in 7th place in her age group.