Celebrating 150 years of empowering people to become healthier and happier

Paycare has an extra special reason to be celebrating in 2024… it’s our 150th birthday!

150 years is an incredible milestone for any organisation, so to mark this historical achievement we are delighted to invite our policyholders, network of partners and wider community to celebrate with us.

During 2024, we’ll be kicking off a whole host of exciting activities and events with plenty of opportunities to join in the fun. Watch this space!

Great value Health Cash Plans since 1874

Founded in 1874 to protect factory workers from crippling medical bills, Paycare is built on the belief that everybody should have access to high quality healthcare – and this remains absolutely central to our mission today. We’ve since helped millions of people claim back the cost of everyday treatments from optical and dental to physiotherapy, diagnostic tests and mental wellbeing support.

150 years of amazing people and achievements

As a non-for-profit organisation, we’re especially proud to have raised over £2.5million for charity to date which has been distributed to causes close to our hearts locally, nationally and beyond. We take great pride in supporting the vibrant communities around us too, sponsoring everything from grassroots sports clubs and accessible entertainment to arts projects, toy collections and food banks.

Our achievements so far:

Volunteering days committed

Pounds pledged towards charitable activity

Hours of time dedicated

.. and counting!

What we’ve been up to…

What does Paycare mean to you?

What does Paycare mean to you?

As we enter our 150th year in business, we’re celebrating those who’ve helped make Paycare who we are today. And as part of this, over the next few months, we’ll be proudly sharing feedback from our much-valued team, policyholders, stakeholders, and wider community ✨ Read more!

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Team Paycare Recognised for Outstanding Customer Care and Community Contribution

Team Paycare Recognised for Outstanding Customer Care and Community Contribution

We’re thrilled to be celebrating the start of 2024 as winners of the Most Positive Impact / CSR accolade in the 2024 Small Business Awards! ✨🏆

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Tips to Get Others Talking

Tips to Get Others Talking

How can we be better at listening and talking to each other? Here are five tips to becoming more comfortable at approaching mental health 🙏

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Paycare: 150 years of health, happiness and history

Paycare: 150 years of health, happiness and history

We take a look back at the history of Paycare and our special moments from 1874-2024, as we celebrate our HUGE 150th milestone year! Some of the ‘big steps’ we’ve taken alongside the million small steps which have led us to the Paycare you see today 🙌

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It’s Time to Talk: Paycare Joins Forces with Author to Spark Mental Health Conversations

It’s Time to Talk: Paycare Joins Forces with Author to Spark Mental Health Conversations

We’re raising awareness of Mindy’s Journey – an incredible book written by local author, James Davison, which shares an inspiring story of hope, faith, and the power of communication 🧡

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Happy 150th Year to Us!

Happy 150th Year to Us!

Here at Paycare, we have an extra special reason to celebrate the start of 2024 as we mark our 150th year!!! 💚

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Paycare’s 2024 Wellbeing Calendar!

Paycare’s 2024 Wellbeing Calendar!

Another year = another opportunity to prioritise health and wellbeing! 💪✨🤸‍♀️

With an abundance of National Awareness Days taking place throughout the year – our 2024 Wellbeing Calendar provides the perfect start point for any individuals looking to stay on track with personal health and wellbeing,, AND for businesses who are looking for ways to create a healthier, more productive workforce. We’re here to help keep you, or your teams, in tip top shape 😊🙌🧡

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Above and beyond the call of duty

Above and beyond the call of duty

In light of ‘The Consumer Duty’ introduced by the Financial Conduct Authority, the Paycare team wanted to go above and beyond our usual review, reflect and refine process to really dig down into every single element of our work, to highlight how we’re continuing to make our customers journey even BETTER! Find out more 😃

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Kindness as a chemical – how helping others helps our wellbeing

Kindness as a chemical – how helping others helps our wellbeing

We’ve all experienced that little lift when you do something nice for someone – whether it’s giving a thoughtful gift, running an errand for them, or simply sharing a hug. But did you know, that act of kindness is actually triggering the release of chemicals in our bodies? 🧠

Lets find out more… 🥰

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Mood-boosting tips to support your Mental Wellbeing

Mood-boosting tips to support your Mental Wellbeing

From getting outdoors and taking a break, to staying hydrated and eating well, we’ve asked the Paycare team for their top 7 tips for ways you can boost your mental wellbeing 💚 

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Paycare a proud Pack Patron for Wolves Foundation

Paycare a proud Pack Patron for Wolves Foundation

Paycare have officially and proudly become an Honorary Patron of the Wolves Foundation for the 2023/24 season, one of the four Pack Patrons revealed by the charity! Read more about the news in our latest blog 😀

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New CEO looks to future while staying true to Paycare’s heritage

New CEO looks to future while staying true to Paycare’s heritage

Following a wonderful 10 years of insight, knowledge and management experience, Anthony Burns has been officially approved by our regulators as the new CEO of Paycare – and says breaking the news to his dad was the proudest moment of his life. Read the full story in our blog! 👏

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Nicola Mumford

Volunteered at Black Country Food Bank!

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Volunteered at Black Country Food Bank!

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