Insurance can be a tricky subject after a sudden cardiac arrest, but there are companies out there who are SCA patient-friendly…


Like many other consumer sectors, a comparison website now exists for medical travel insurance and it allows you to compare quotes from leading travel insurers that specialise in covering pre-existing medical conditions.

Medical Travel Compared

Facebook group

If you are a member of our Facebook group you can search the previous discussions for insurance topics by clicking here

You can do a medical screen online BEFORE buying insurance to check that you can be covered at Health Screen 247

Travel Insurance

All of the following companies have been used successfully by members of the group

British Heart Foundation – advice


Freedom Insurance

All Clear


Columbus Direct

Holiday Extras

Paying Too Much

Insure and Go

…and if you’re into sailing


Life Insurance

This perhaps unsurprisingly can be hard to attain after a cardiac arrest but some of our members have had some success.

British Heart Foundation – advice

Legal and General

Life Cover for All

And if you ever have any problems with a policy, it might be wise to get some independent help

Financial Ombudsman

In the press

Sorry heart-stopping for 20 minutes doesn’t count as critical illness

Why won’t our travel insurance payout after my husband’s cardiac arrest

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