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2018
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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21
September
2018
For World Alzheimer’s Day today, 21 September, our experts from the UK and Australia share what you need to know about Alzheimer's. ...
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20
September
2018
A Bupa UK care home is taking part in an extensive research trial to improve the quality of life of residents living with dementia. ...
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20
September
2018
Bupa’s Group CEO Evelyn Bourke and UK CEO David Hynam have been celebrated as champions of women in business in the 2018 Financial Times and HERoes list. ...
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19
September
2018
Bupa UK has enhanced its dental insurance plans to create market-leading cover for business customers and their employees. Amongst the improved benefits is preventative cover, which is one of the most frequently used options, while other changes make...
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19
September
2018
Bupa’s continued commitment to improving the environment has been given the green seal of approval in the UK and Chile. ...
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17
September
2018
The number of UK businesses looking to protect their employees from the flu is on the rise as employers help to safeguard the health of their workforce. ...
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14
September
2018
Bupa UK Insurance is inviting customers to share their views on the customer rating site Trustpilot and has achieved a ‘Great’ rating. ...
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10
September
2018
Bupa UK has launched a check specifically designed to provide assessment and advice for prostate and testicular cancer. Within 30 minutes, customers will be much clearer about their health in relation to these male-specific areas, either identifiying...
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07
September
2018
To mark the official opening of its new office in Salford Quays, Bupa UK has launched the ‘Everyone’s Welcome’ pledge, a business commitment to embrace diversity across its workforce within a fully inclusive environment. Supported by Mind Salford and...
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07
September
2018
In the UK, more than half a million people suffer from work-related stress. Based on customers that had a health assessment in a Bupa Health Clinic last year, 59% reported that they had felt stress or strain in the past month – equating to almost 28,...
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06
September
2018
Bupa has announced the acquisition of the Hospital Lane Dental and Implant Clinic in Chatham, Kent. ...
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03
September
2018
The British Medical Association (BMA) has commended Bupa UK’s Dementia Hub as part of its annual Patient Information Awards. ...
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24
August
2018
A 96-year-old RAF hero has taken to the skies again nearly 75 years after last piloting an aircraft – thanks to staff at his care home. ...
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