FAQ

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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All Life Insurance companies have automatic set limits in place to trigger a requirement for certain blood and/or medical examinations. This is determined by sums insured, age, gender and your medical history.

Prestige Paramedical Group is a mobile pathology/paramedical service. In most cases, we will contact you to arrange an appointment at your home or workplace. For certain requirements, you may need to attend a specialist or GP at no cost to yourself.

  • Fasting blood tests require a minimum fasting period of 10 hours.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Take medications as per normal schedule.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise before the appointment.
  • Blood tests only – 15 minutes.
  • Short medical and blood tests – 30 minutes.
  • Paramedical Exam or GP Medical and blood tests – 45 minutes.
  • Height and weight measurements.
  • Blood pressure and pulse readings.
  • Blood tests – Cholesterol, liver/kidney functions, glucose, HIV/Hepatitis.
  • Urinalysis – The nurse will provide you with a sterile jar to collect a urine sample. This sample will then be tested for protein, blood, glucose and bilirubin.
  • Basic medical history questions.

Full range of insurance medical and paramedical services

We provide an extensive suite of onsite general medical services such as blood and urine testing and mini medicals that equip our clients to make informed decisions around customer approval.