We are immensely proud of our 140 year history

Founded in 1874 by the foremen of some of Wolverhampton’s largest factories, in a bid to protect their employees from crippling medical bills, Paycare has since grown to become one of the most respected health cover providers in the UK.

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1874

The first Hospital Saturday was held in Wolverhampton

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1931

The Royal Hospital Contributary Association was established for a maximum of 3d per week

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1948

With the birth of the NHS, the Contributary Association was dissolved and replaced by the new Wolverhampton & District Patient’s Aid Association

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1953

Hospital in-patient, optical and dental benefits were introduced to the Paycare plans

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1964

Patient’s Aid Association became a company limited by guarantee

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1989

Paycare House was officially opened by Billy Wright CBE

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1996

Sponsorship of the Wolves’ Disabled Lounge was launched

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2005

Official name change to Paycare and ranked #1 Cash Plan Provider by Money Saving Expert a year later

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2007

Paycare awarded winner of ‘Business Commitment to the Community’ by the Black Country Chamber

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2009

Paycare launched free redundancy cover for Paycare members

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2016

Launch of Online Claiming Platform through Paycare website

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