Announcement We are pleased to announce that you are now able to enrol on your chosen UNUM dental plan. Please note that the enrolment window closes on 28 February and that applications submitted after this date will not be progressed.

At Oxford Brookes, we understand that life comes with its challenges and that colleagues may encounter various health and wellbeing issues. Therefore, we provide a range of benefits to help staff access quick and affordable healthcare. 

These include:

  • Discounted Bupa medical insurance via Uni-Health. For further information, please visit the MyLifestyle Hub and select the wellbeing tab. 
  • Employee Assistance Programme - colleagues can access a range of resources to support wellbeing. 
  • MyLifestyle Discounts - Offers are regularly updated and include discounted medical insurance, private health tests and assessments, along with gym memberships.

Unum Dental Cover

To help with costly private dental treatment or with NHS charges, Brookes staff are able to access discounted dental insurance.

The available plans on offer cover a range of treatments including check- ups, hygiene visits, fillings, crowns, and dental implants. Colleagues are able to:

  • Choose any dentist worldwide.Visit any dentist of your choice (worldwide)
  • Make claims from the beginning of their policy,Claim from the very start of your policy including any pre-existing conditions (except for mouth cancer). 
  • Claim for planned and pending treatments – where treatment has been identified but not yet started.
  • Add partners and children to the cover (at an additional cost).
  • Include child orthodontic cover for insured children. 
  • No dental health check is required. 
  • Submit claims via the MyLifestyle benefits Hub and the UNUM online portal. 

Cover levels, annual limits and exclusions apply. Please ensure that you read the policy documents carefully before applying. 

The UNUM benefit schedule provides a breakdown of the available plans and treatments.  Colleagues may also wish to access this short video, which provides an overview of the cover on offer.