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Life Science & Healthcare

For many years, H W Wood Ltd have specialised in the provision of risk management and insurance
solutions to the Life Science sector in the UK.  This industry presents very particular risk exposures and challenges, both to our clients and the insurance market.  Our experience in understanding these risks is vital in structuring appropriate insurance programs, particularly in the areas of Business Interruption, Intellectual Property, Product and Clinical Trials Liability.

Our services include the full range of general insurance and risk management to clients in
the following areas:

♦  Biotechnology, including drug discovery and diagnostics.
♦  Pharmaceuticals.
♦  Clinical Research Organisations.
♦  Contract Manufacturing Organisations.
♦  Medical Device manufacturers.
♦  Healthcare provision, including nursing care.

Through our experience and volume of clients in this sector, we enjoy excellent relationships with the relevant insurers.  Innovative and preferential programme structures and premiums can be negotiated by us with the limited, but growing, number of insurers who have the capability and appetite for Life Science business.