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Against the odds: Lizzie and Jemma finish the London Marathon.

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Jemma, PA to our MD Martin Rothwell, and her friend Lizzie, successfully finished the London Marathon on April 13th. So far they have raised over £5000 for Crohn’s and Colitis UK and about …

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Travelling – and running – with IBD, Crohn’s and Colitis.

Travelling – and running – with IBD, Crohn’s and Colitis. The customer service team here at World First talk to lots of people every day who need to be screened for their medical conditions. Many of them screen for conditions …

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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month April is bowel cancer awareness month in the UK. It is the time when people get on their bikes, run marathons or hold coffee morning for charities like Bowel Cancer UK to fund research and help …

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Bowel cancer, shocking t-shirts and cancer travel insurance

Bowel cancer, shocking t-shirts and cancer travel insurance We live in a fashion-conscious world. Every hemline is scrutinised. Every jacket is analysed. Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a break from all that for once? For one week only, the …

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Travel insurance for cervical cancer

Travel insurance for cervical cancer Finding reliable travel insurance that covers cervical cancer can be very difficult. We make it easier. Most people have no idea how widespread cervical cancer is. It claims the lives of 1,000 British women every …

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Take a breather for Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Take a breather for Lung Cancer Awareness Month November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. The Roy Castle Lung Foundation is highlighting the need for increased awareness, funding and action. Happily, that action can take place in the kitchen. And it …

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How to give your immune system a break during air travel

How to give your immune system a break during air travel Ever wondered why people seem particularly prone to coming down with a bug while on holiday? Toilet cubicle latches crawling with bacteria, blankets and ‘comfort packs’ that are systematically …

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Why you’re more likely to get ill when you fly

Why you’re more likely to get ill when you fly Coughs and sneezes spread diseases. But doors in airports are far worse culprits. When you’ve shelled out for a holiday, the last thing you want is to become unwell during …

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Why is there no known cause for the world’s most common blood cancer?

Lymphatic cancer - Why is there no known cause for the world’s most common blood cancer? Lymphatic cancer is the UK’s most common blood cancer and the fifth most common cancer overall. Yet the cause is unknown. Its incidence is …

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Travelling while pregnant – We’ve got you covered.

Travelling while pregnant? We’ve got you covered. Should being pregnant hold you back from a holiday? We don’t think so. That’s why if you’re pregnant we’ll give you the same level of travel cover as we give to every other …

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