10328667_sAVIVA Healthcare has announced that it is set to launch a new healthcare plan that provides cover at a low cost for treatment of cancer in January 2016.

£100,000 worth of cover is available to go towards drugs not currently funded by the NHS, in addition the policy will provide a cash sum on diagnosis, the amount has not yet been confirmed.

Premiums are to start from approximately £8 per month. The policy is to become part of AVIVA’s ‘Essentials’ range of policies and is initially to be offered to existing customers of AVIVA.