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2019
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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10
January
2019
As the temperature plummets, many tips are often shared on how to avoid getting sick during the colder months. To help sort fact from fiction, Dr Luke Powles, Associate Clinical Director at Bupa UK, answers some of the most common questions people as...
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09
January
2019
Embarrassment is causing millions of Brits to delay getting symptoms checked, according to new research from Bupa1. ...
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07
January
2019
After a month of indulgence, one in 10 drinkers – 4.2 million people in the UK – are planning to give up alcohol for a month, according to a recent poll. With any challenge or lifestyle change, there are many questions about the impact it will have b...
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2018
27
December
2018
Half of employees in the UK (49%) say they speak to colleagues about health concerns before sharing it with a partner or loved one, according to new research. ...
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21
December
2018
Data from Bupa UK Insurance's telephone self-referral service Direct Access shows a big drop (-21%) in consultant bookings for mental health issues in December compared to other months of the year. Dr Pablo Vandenabeele, Clinical Director of Mental H...
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19
December
2018
Bupa has EEA-based customers in our UK insurance company. These customers have International Private Medical insurance (IPMI). As we announced in August, to continue to serve these customers effectively after Brexit, we have applied to the Irish regu...
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18
December
2018
Tis the season to be jolly, but Brits are taking this adage a step too far, putting off addressing potentially serious health issues throughout Christmas. ...
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14
December
2018
Sanitas, Bupa’s Spanish business, has signed the contract to acquire a majority stake in Ginemed, one of Spain’s main players in In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF), with over 25 years’ experience. Ginemed has a network of 18 IVF clinics in Spain and Portug...
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12
December
2018
Bupa today announced Hisham El-Ansary will become the new Chief Executive Officer of its Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) business in April 2019. The current CEO of ANZ, Richard Bowden, will be stepping down after nearly two decades with the company. ...
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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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10
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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