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Whether you've recently qualified or are a practice partner, Lloyd & Whyte can provide specialist insurance and financial solutions for you.

Lloyd & Whyte have worked with the veterinary profession for a number of years and are trusted by our members for the high-quality services they provide. They're committed to providing exceptional levels of customer services, alongside quality products, and expert advice from their team of independent financial advisers.

We've negotiated preferential rates and features for our members on many of Lloyd & Whyte's products and services. You might even find that taking advantage of Lloyd & Whyte's exclusive BVA member rates means that your BVA membership pays for itself.

Contact Lloyd & Whyte

BVA members can take advantage of any of Lloyd & Whyte services and products by calling 01823 250 700 or emailing [email protected] Make sure you have your BVA membership number to hand.

Lloyd & Whyte terms and conditions
Arranged through Lloyd & Whyte and Lloyd & Whyte (Financial Services) Ltd, Affinity House, Bindon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AA.

Lloyd & Whyte Veterinary Division is a trading style of Lloyd & Whyte Ltd and Lloyd & Whyte (Financial Services) Ltd, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Calls may be recorded for use in quality management, training and customer support.

+ Your home may be possessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. The value of your investment and the income from it may rise as well as fall and is not guaranteed. You may not get back the full amount invested.

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Why Private health insurance?

  • Fast access to private hospitals and consultants
  • A choice of when and where you receive treatment including evenings and weekends.

Why Bupa?

Our range of cover options allows you to adapt aspects of your health insurance to suit your needs. From day one, all this help is there for you:

  • Direct Access can help you access a specialist - usually without the need for a GP referral† and is available for: muscle, bone and joint worries, cancer symptoms, and changes in mental health
  • Digital GP in partnership with Babylon - this app gives you unlimited, 24/7 access to video GP calls, within 24 hours
  • Discounted rates on BupaCare health insurance*


To get a quote call Bupa on 0808 271 8237^ and let them know you’re a member of BVA so your discount* can be applied. To find out more, visit www.bupa.co.uk/bva.

Accessing the BVA discount for Elsevier

If you are BVA member, please log in for the Elsevier discount code

Elsevier discount terms and conditions
This discount is only available for use by BVA members purchasing books and ebooks from Elsevier Health. By using this discount, you agree to Elsevier sharing your personal information with BVA for the purposes of improving the quality of the service we offer you. The offer only applies to customer in the UK, Europe and Middle East and Africa with free delivery in the UK.

Customers must order online from elsevierhealth.co.ukeu.elsevierhealth.com or mea.elsevierhealth.com to claim their discount. The discount is applied to the RRP price on Veterinary books and eBooks only (it does not include journals or international editions)

Bupa terms and conditions

*Applies to eligible BVA members on quotes for new BupaCare policies. Discounts will be reviewed on 01/03/2021 and any changes will then apply to renewals and new quotes taken out after that date. Quotes are valid for 14 days. T&Cs apply.

†Direct Access telephone services are available as long as the symptoms are covered under the policy. If your cover excludes conditions you had before your policy started, we’ll ask you to provide evidence from your GP that your symptoms are not pre-existing for a period of up to two years from policy start date (or five years in the case of mental health) before we can refer you to a consultant or therapist through the Direct Access service. For rolling moratorium underwritten members we will ask for evidence each time you claim for a condition not claimed for before. Always call us first to check your eligibility. Your out-patient allowance will be used to fund treatment after your direct telephone consultation.

^Bupa may record or monitor calls. Lines are open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 12.30pm Saturday.

Digital GP services are provided by Babylon Healthcare Services Limited. Babylon Healthcare Services Limited is a limited company registered in England and Wales No 9229684. Registered office: 60 Sloane Avenue, London SW3 3DD

Digital GP in partnership with Babylon is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority

British Veterinary Association introduces Bupa health insurance. Bupa health insurance is provided by Bupa Insurance Limited. Registered in England and Wales No. 3956433. Bupa Insurance Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Arranged and administered by Bupa Insurance Services Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England and Wales No. 382985. Registered office: 1 Angel Court, London EC2R 7HJ