thread also C:
you pay income tax on the cost of it as a benefit.

But as you say it frees up NHS resources. I went 6.5 years with corporate heath cover and never used it.. then left and spent a year in and out of hospitals.
permalink This'll be the second time we've used it
(Mrs Dublin is on my policy too), ironically both for fucked knees.

Thing is, the NHS MSk guy I saw a a year or two ago told me I'll have to get that knee replaced in 12-15 years one way or another.
permalink Just knock it through and put in a side return with an island kitchen

Add a load of value