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2018
12
December
2018
Being diagnosed with cancer is a stark reality for millions of people; one in two people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. However Bupa has revealed that some parents hold back on sharing the prognosis with children due to co...
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December
2018
Missing health appointments, postponing workouts and suffering a prolonged illness are all too common amongst today’s UK workforce. This poor approach to health could be drastically helped by employers by taking a lead on their employees’ health and ...
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30
November
2018
Small businesses will soon be able to contact a doctor within minutes, directly from any phone or computer. From 1 January, Bupa’s SME customers will be offered access to the Babylon app. It is available for all new SME policies and our existing SME ...
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22
November
2018
Bupa UK is proud to be one of the first signatories of the new Waste to Wealth Commitment. This aims to double the UK’s resource productivity and eliminate avoidable waste by 2030. ...
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14
November
2018
This World Diabetes Day (14 November), Dr Petra Simic, Interim Medical Director at Bupa Health Clinics, looks at whether or not diet can help reverse type 2 diabetes and offers her advice on how to manage the blood sugar condition well. ...
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13
November
2018
In the UK, prostate cancer is now the most common form of cancer in men, with 130 new diagnoses each day. More than six people each day are diagnosed with testicular cancer, and men account for over three quarters of suicides in the UK. ...
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09
November
2018
100-year-old war veteran John Geddes has warned memories of war are “slipping from living history” and urged young people to keep the tradition of remembrance alive. ...
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01
November
2018
Bupa UK has joined the Movember Business Club to help raise funds and awareness for the charity. ...
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26
October
2018
At Bupa UK we’re always working to improve the experience we provide to our customers – and we’re always proud when what we do gets recognised. Last week we were delighted that Bupa Connect, our online platform won Best Online Intermediary Service at...
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25
October
2018
Bupa today announces the appointment of Paul Evans, Nicholas Lyons and Matías Rodríguez Inciarte to its Board as Non-Executive Directors. ...
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25
October
2018
David Hynam, Bupa UK CEO has been named as one of the top global leaders in the OUTstanding 100 LGBT+ Executives list, presented by the FT. Coming in at seventh globally, this is the second time David has been named in the top 10. Bupa UK has been...
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19
October
2018
Bupa is delighted to announce applications are now open for its 2019 graduate and placement schemes. ...
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19
October
2018
Bupa UK won two awards at the annual Health Insurance Awards yesterday evening. Bupa won the prestigious Best Group PMI provider, and for the second year in a row, our Bupa Connect platform was recognised in the Best Online Intermediary Service Provi...
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16
October
2018
Bupa UK and independent hospital provider, HCA Healthcare UK are partnering to launch Specialist Centres for breast cancer, which will give patients fast access to care. A first for a UK health insurer and hospital provider, this initiative will laun...
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16
October
2018
Two thirds (67%) of British women do not know what an endometrium is, despite endometrial cancer being the fourth most common women’s cancer in the UK.  ...
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15
October
2018
A Poole care home has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the regulator, placing it amongst the top 3% best run homes in England. ...
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12
October
2018
A tax on health insurance that pushed many thousands of private patients back onto the NHS is costing taxpayers more than £1bn a decade in additional NHS resources – and it could soon get much worse. ...
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10
October
2018
Research by Bupa Global, the international health insurer, reveals that 64% of senior business leaders have suffered from mental health conditions including anxiety, stress and depression, with work often cited as a contributor to this. ...
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09
October
2018
Bupa has teamed up with clinical psychologist Dr Bill Mitchell to record a series of podcasts around mental health in support of World Mental Health Day (10 October). ...
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09
October
2018
Ahead of World Mental Health Day tomorrow (10 October), registered mental health nurse and mother-of-two Kathryn Dee shares her experience as the mother of a teenage daughter diagnosed with depression and offers some advice. ...
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08
October
2018
Sanitas S.A de Seguros (Sanitas) today announced it has completed on its agreement with Hermandad Nacional de Arquitectos Superiores y Químicos (HNA) to acquire Néctar Seguros de Salud, HNA's health insurance company. Regulatory approvals have been g...
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08
October
2018
Bupa Global, the international health insurance arm of Bupa, today announced its sponsorship of Barbican Art Gallery’s major new exhibition Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde. ...
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05
October
2018
Picking things up from the floor, opening jars and getting up and down the stairs have emerged as the everyday tasks which are more likely to become harder the older you get. ...
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04
October
2018
Six million women in the UK declare they don’t know how to check their breasts for cancer and a staggering 80% of women are unclear on what could increase their risk of breast cancer. ...
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02
October
2018
Bupa Global, the international health insurer, has launched Bupa Due Date Plus, a maternity app designed to support working women throughout their pregnancy. ...
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01
October
2018
Bupa has launched an online booking tool for businesses across the UK, allowing employees to book health assessments faster at a time that is convenient for them. ...
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28
September
2018
Members of Bupa UK were delighted to attend the British Medical Association (BMA) Patient Information Awards this week, where Bupa's online dementia information was commended. ...
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28
September
2018
There are currently 850,000 dementia patients in the UK, set to rise to one million by 2025 and two million by 2051. Despite the rising prevalence of the condition, research from Bupa found that over a quarter of Brits (28%) don’t feel they know enou...
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28
September
2018
With dementia affecting more and more of us, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of books, TV programmes and films exploring the topic. In time for World Alzheimer's Month, Bupa UK has launched a new page on its Dementia Hub giving some examples t...
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25
September
2018
In July 2018, we became a proud signatory of the UK’s HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter. The Charter reflects the UK government’s aspiration to see gender balance across financial services. ...
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