The Exeter HealthWise app adds extra features for members
Leading health and life insurance provider The Exeter has just enhanced their customer benefits through their HealthWise app. This app, accessible to all The Exeter’s customers, offers comprehensive health and well-being support services for you and your loved ones.
Recently, The Exeter introduced several new features for the app, including unlimited access to remote GP appointments and a new NHS repeat prescription service. The Exeter consistently reviews and enhances its offerings (like the HealthWise service) to ensure they deliver great value for their members.
Current members of The Exeter can download the app and log in using their policy details to gain access to health support services 24 hours a day. Here, we will explain more about how this app works, where you can download it and the best alternatives available for customers of other insurance providers.
How does the HealthWise app support The Exeter customers?
Here is a quick breakdown of the newly announced and improved features of The Exeter’s HealthWise app and some of the popular benefits that aren’t going anywhere. These features are available for The Exeter life insurance, income protection and health insurance customers.
The new Health MOT service allows The Exeter customers to have a free health assessment from the comfort of their own homes. It is a simple finger prick test which can sent out once per year, which is then followed up a personal report about your results and any next steps needed.
These tests are very useful in spotting early signs of up to 20 potential health issues including diabetes and high cholesterol. Early intervention can make a huge difference and ensure you get prompt treatment to prevent worsening symptoms or outcomes.
You can also now order repeat NHS prescriptions through the HealthWise app, to make it convenient for you to order the medication that you need. HealthWise will allow you to order either private or NHS prescriptions depending on what you need.
One of the main improved features for HealthWise is that The Exeter have removed limits on how many online GP appointments can be booked each year.
This means The Exeter customers (and their family members) can now access unlimited online GP support for any health concerns or questions. These appointments can take place via phone call or video call based on what you would prefer.
Overall benefits available
More of the great benefits available through The Exeter’s HealthWise app include:
- Online health guidance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Second medical opinions (two consultations per year) to assess a diagnosis and offer a new suggested treatment plan where appropriate
- Specialist physiotherapy consultations (maximum of 6 per year) to help with treatment of musculoskeletal conditions through a network of trained physiotherapists
- Specialist mental health consultations (maximum of 6 per year) to help treat conditions like anxiety and depression with emotional support. This service also helps with treatment of substance abuse and consultations are via video using the app.
- Specialist dietician consultations (maximum of 6 per year) with a HCPC registered dietician which can help with overall health as well as treatment of specific conditions such as coeliac disease
- Specialist lifestyle and nutrition consultations (maximum of 6 per year) to help across multiple areas including stress management and improved sleep schedules
How does The Exeter’s HealthWise app work?
The Exeter’s HealthWise app is available for smartphones and tablets and should be compatible with most devices. You will need to download the app and use your policy details to create an account and log in.
Once you are in the app, you can track your medical history, any consultations you have booked in and can book new appointments with their online GPs. The app has been developed in partnership with SquareHealth, who have also developed apps for other providers like Aviva.
You can find links to download HealthWise through The Exeter’s website or by checking the app store on your phone or tablet. Having these services accessible on mobile devices makes it even easier to access the health support you need while on the go.
Why has The Exeter updated the HealthWise app?
The Exeter is an insurance provider that always works hard to come up with innovative policies and features to offer the best value to their customers. These recent changes have been in the works for a while and are just the latest step in The Exeter’s policy improvements.
Use of the HealthWise app has increased over the last year, following the effects of the covid-19 pandemic on the NHS which is now struggling. This leaves health support apps like HealthWise as helpful alternatives for people finding it difficult to get GP appointments, prescriptions etc. through NHS services.
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How do I download the HealthWise app?
You can also search for the HealthWise directly in either of these app stores and it should appear at the top of the search results.
The app has great reviews from current customers of The Exeter, with an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5.0 stars.
Is the HealthWise app only available for The Exeter customers?
YES – The HealthWise app has been developed exclusively for customers of The Exeter and can only be accessed by logging in with your policy details. If you have cancelled your policy (or you don’t have one), you won’t be able to use the HealthWise app.
Luckily, many of the UK’s other brilliant life and health insurance providers can offer similar apps to their customers too. Insurers are always working to be the best which works out brilliantly for customers who want extra benefits alongside their policies. Other providers with similar apps include:
- AIG (Smart Health)
- Aviva (Aviva DigiCare+)
- AXA Health (AXA Doctor at Hand)
- Legal & General (Health365)
- LV (My Healthy Advantage)
- Royal London (Helping Hand)
- Scottish Widows (Clinic in a Pocket)
- Vitality (Vitality GP UK)
- Zurich (ZGP24)
Should I buy insurance from The Exeter?
The Exeter sells a good range of simple insurance policies including life insurance, income protection insurance and health insurance. They are becoming very popular with UK consumers due to their personal approach and range of extra benefits.
They’re rated very highly on independent customer reviews sites like TrustPilot, where they have a rating of ‘Excellent’ (score 4.3 out of 5.0 stars). The Exeter won’t be the right choice for everyone, but they’re definitely worth considering.
If you’re not sure which insurance provider will work best for you, you can get free and friendly advice from one of our insurance experts here or you can call 0800 009 6559.