Tension is mounting in the run-up to the presentation of the Health Insurance Awards, with judging completed in the intermediary categories.
All short-listed entrants have been invited to the awards ceremony at London’s Hilton Hotel this month on 25 October, hosted by Britain’s sharpest impressionist, Rory Bremner.
The votes are now counted for the ten provider categories, sponsored by Mediquote and a new award – Personality of the Year, sponsored by Allianz Worldwide Care.
This year there are eleven categories for intermediaries, sponsored by BCWA, Bupa, Bupa International, Friends Provident, Norwich Union, PPP lifetime care, PPP healthcare, Royal & SunAlliance, Scottish Equitable Protect and Standard Life Healthcare.
Intermediaries who have been short-listed are:
Sue Askham, Health Care Funding Paul Brantingham, Integra Healthcare Janet Davies, Proact Legal Simon Derby, Integra Healthcare Stuart Gray, Taylor’s Risk & Healthcare Nigel Greaves, Elite Healthcare Stephen Hackett, Private Medicine Intermediaries Guy Jones, Rossborough Healthcare John Joseph, John Joseph Financial Services Jane Knight, Elite Healthcare Steve Langan, Private Medicine Intermediaries Brian Lentz, Portfolio Insurance Consultancy and Mortgage Brokers Valerie Levene, Valerie Levene Mark Lewis, Lifesearch Caroline McQuade, Inter-Alliance Nitin Patel, Goldstar Insurance Services Michael Payne, Health Plan Bill Poynton, Health Care Plus Peter Rafferty, Alexander Forbes Leslie Smith, Medibroker International Philip Spiers, Nursing Home Fees Agency Stephen Walker, Medical Insurance Services Brian Wilson, Lifesearch