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2019
17
April
2019
Bowel cancer, also known as colon, rectal and colorectal cancer, is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK – more than 40,000 people get bowel cancer each year1. To help raise awareness this Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, Louise Spence, Onco...
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11
April
2019
Bupa today announces the appointment of Professor Melvin Samsom as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. This appointment brings continued clinical expertise to the Bupa Board with the imminent retirement of Professor Sir John Tooke. ...
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05
April
2019
Bupa UK continues its run of Outstanding care home ratings with two further homes being awarded the accolade by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). ...
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04
April
2019
Stress is how you feel and respond when the pressure you’re under exceeds your ability to cope. A certain amount of stress can be positive as it can help you prepare for actions and challenges, but too much can cause both mental and physical problems...
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03
April
2019
Bupa UK has been named in the top five most sought-after places to work in the UK in LinkedIn’s 2019 Top Companies List. ...
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29
March
2019
Bupa UK is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with the Salford Red Devils which will see it sponsor the rugby club’s pitch side team. ...
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27
March
2019
To help raise awareness this Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Dr Arun Thiyagarajan, Medical Director, Bupa Health Clinics, reveals the truth behind the five biggest myths related to prostate cancer. ...
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27
March
2019
A group of dancing dentists have secured a prestigious prize after their fundraising efforts raised £25,000 for charity. ...
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25
March
2019
Bupa UK is celebrating its fifth ‘Outstanding’ care home, after the CQC published a glowing report on Bupa St. Mark’s in Maidenhead, Berkshire. The rating puts the home within the top 3% of care homes in England. ...
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20
March
2019
Whether you’re snacking on one of your five a day or having a meal with the family, if you pick your food carefully, you could be naturally cleaning your teeth. ...
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19
March
2019
Your oral health impacts more than just your mouth. It can also affect your general health and wellbeing. This World Oral Health Day – 20 March – the theme is ‘Act on Mouth Health’ which aims to highlight the importance of oral health for a healthy b...
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18
March
2019
Star of The X Factor Andy Abraham visited Bupa care homes in Sheffield and Huddersfield to surprise residents ahead of their 100th birthdays. ...
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13
March
2019
The Office of National Statistics estimates that in the UK around 7.4 million people smoke – that’s nearly the population of London. Of those that currently smoke, over 60% say they want to quit. Today (13 March) is No Smoking Day which aims to sprea...
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13
March
2019
Millions of Britons could improve their health thanks to a ‘gene-ius’ new health testing kit. ...
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11
March
2019
Bupa UK is proud to be a partner of a new apprenticeship fund launched to unlock new talent and close the skills gap in Salford. ...
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07
March
2019
Local MP Steve Brine met with colleagues at a Winchester dental practice to discuss the realities of working in a busy clinic. ...
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28
February
2019
A Surrey care home has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the regulator – the highest outcome possible – placing it amongst the top 3% of care homes in England. ...
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15
February
2019
MP for Cities of London and Westminster, Rt Hon Mark Field, visited a London dental practice to expand his understanding of the importance of children’s oral health. ...
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13
February
2019
Bupa research has found that over 4.5 million workers have put off a visit to the dentist, because of time constraints. ...
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07
February
2019
Bupa UK’s Insurance Executive Team became the first executive team in the UK to train as mental health first aiders last year, with many more at Bupa receiving training since. But what does it mean to be a mental health first aider and what does the ...
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06
February
2019
Bupa UK is the first healthcare provider to sign up to The 5% Club, strengthening its commitment to nurturing talent and providing training opportunities at all levels while earning a salary. ...
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04
February
2019
Bupa has created a guide to help parents to start a conversation about mental health and resilience with their children. ...
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31
January
2019
Bupa today announces the appointment of Michael Hawker as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 April 2019. ...
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31
January
2019
Millions of women are putting their health at risk by failing to check their breasts and delaying seeking help for symptoms which could indicate breast cancer. ...
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29
January
2019
In today’s 24/7, ‘always on’ culture, it’s no surprise that people are seeking out new ways to release tension and unwind. Alternative and holistic therapies can support people’s everyday resilience, potentially reduce stress, and complement more con...
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22
January
2019
Bupa Dental Care has kicked off the new year by announcing the acquisition of nine new dental practices across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The new sites will provide a mixture of NHS and private dentistry. ...
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21
January
2019
Millions of women are avoiding seeing the doctor because they are embarrassed by their lack of knowledge about female health, including cervical screening and cervical cancer.   ...
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18
January
2019
Bupa, the international healthcare company, today announces it has completed the acquisition of Acıbadem Sigorta, Turkey’s second largest health insurer. ...
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17
January
2019
Bupa Cromwell Hospital has this week relaunched its paediatric outpatient department providing a wide range of specialist care and support for children and young people aged up to 18-years-old. ...
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15
January
2019
Managers at a luxury retirement village in Evesham have announced plans to recruit more than 100 local jobs. Richmond Wood Norton is set to open its doors in March, with the team recruiting for a range of full and part time roles across the care, hos...
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