Media Blog 
See my latest media work and recent blogs below…

Many people have been perplexed by the amount of musicians and other celebrities that have died this year. As an underwriter I’m wondering if we need to think about adding “celebrity” to oil rig workers, scaffolders and bomb disposal experts in our hazardous occupations question. This increased reporting of death is interesting to observe from.. read more →

  Click on the picture to read my Cover piece responding to Kevin Carr’s article on recent media coverage of CI claims. read more →

This article is prompted by this piece in the press this weekend: Is crying good for you?. It reminded me of many discussions I have had over the years as to underwriting approaches for people who had disclosed some element of stress, depression – or emotion – in their underwriting application. It is hugely encouraging.. read more →

My and others thoughts on the ABI and BMA agreement on a code for use of e-signatures to access medical records: Cover Article read more →

I was chair of the last ABI Statement of Best Practice for Critical Illness, and wanted to share my thoughts on the recent stories in the Mail on Sunday about specific Critical Illness claims not being paid. This is one of those topics that can (and does) take hours to think about from every angle,.. read more →