Manchester United Premiership footballer Darren Fletcher has just been diagnosed at the age of 27 with Ulcerative Colitis which has led to him taking an extended break from his footballing career. This demonstrates that no matter how fit you are or how young you are illness can strike at anytime to anyone.
Do you have the right cover?
Ulcerative Colitis, a disease of the colon, is most common in people between the ages of 15 and 30 but can strike anyone at any time. The disease in many cases can be totally debilitating yet is not covered on the majority of critical illness contracts. Check your policy to see whether you are covered. Recently taken out policies with Friends Life, Bupa or PruProtect offer cover for this condition and Steve Allen Insurance has access to these polices.