Here you'll find our current definition of the critical illness, additional condition or child specific condition we cover. We've also listed any previous definitions we may have had. With each new definition we've highlighted what's changed from the previous definition.

Current definition

November 2015

Encephalitis – resulting in permanent symptoms

A definite diagnosis of encephalitis by a consultant neurologist resulting in permanent neurological deficit with persisting clinical symptoms. For the above definition the following are not covered:

  • myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Previous definitions

No previous entries for this condition