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Terminal illness

Date: May 2011


A definite diagnosis by the attending Consultant of an illness that satisfies both of the following:

  • the illness either has no known cure or has progressed to the point where it cannot be cured; and
  • in the opinion of the attending Consultant, the illness is expected to lead to death within 12 months.

For the above definition, the following is not covered:

  • terminal illness as defined above during the last 12 months before the cover end date.


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