Bupa newsroom (Stories)

2018
05
December
2018
Each year, Bupa Dental UK offer dental nurses the opportunity to volunteer in Tanzania, supporting Bridge2Aid’s rural training programme. Bridge2Aid provides health workers with the key clinical skills, equipment and expertise to better perform day-t...
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November
2018
James Harley, from Bupa’s Continuous Improvement Team, is one of dozens of men at Bupa growing a ‘Mo’ this month to raise awareness of men’s health issues including prostate and testicular cancer, and mental health. Here he shares his motivation for ...
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28
November
2018
A retirement village in Cheshire has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ for its domiciliary care after a visit from regulators, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The inspection report puts Richmond Nantwich - part of Bupa - amongst the top 3% of home care ...
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28
November
2018
This year Quality HealthCare, the health provision arm of Bupa in Hong Kong, is celebrating a significant milestone marking 150 years of serving Hong Kong. Here Elaine Chu, General Manager, Quality HealthCare, reflects on the healthcare provider’s hi...
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November
2018
Bupa UK’s new office in Salford Quays, Manchester, has been named the Happiest Workplace in recognition of its journey to create a place where ‘everyone has their best day at work every day’. ...
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22
November
2018
Bupa UK’s Jon Savage is a husband, a father-of-two, a grandfather-of-four and a survivor of prostate cancer. He regards himself as ‘lucky’ after a procedure for a common male health complaint revealed something more serious - prostate cancer. Here Jo...
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21
November
2018
Starting as a Trainee Dental Nurse in 1985, Sharon is still as ambitious as ever to make a difference and develop. Now a Regional Operations Director at Bupa Dental Care, Sharon’s held multiple positions on her journey to success; Dental Nurse, Lead ...
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19
November
2018
After a chance meeting with Russell Brand, Josh Stedman, who works in the Bupa UK Insurance operations team, was inspired to seek help with alcohol addiction. One year on, Josh is taking on the Movember challenge and sharing his story this Alcohol Aw...
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16
November
2018
Tim Hipgrave, Employee Health and Wellbeing Manager at Bupa, is one of dozens of men at Bupa ditching the razor this month to grow a ‘Mo’ to raise awareness of men’s health issues including prostate and testicular cancer, and mental health. Here he s...
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08
November
2018
Every month at Bupa, employees can nominate a local community group or project that improves people’s health, wellbeing or the environment to receive a £1,000 Bupa Cares grant. Little Village Wandsworth, a London-based charity supporting new and expe...
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06
November
2018
Eighty desktop computers with monitors, keyboards and cables have been donated by Bupa Global Latin America to support educational projects in Miami. ...
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October
2018
Two-time Taekwondo World Champion and Olympic medallist Bianca Walkden joined Bupa UK CEO David Hynam for the official opening of Bupa’s new office in Salford Quays, Manchester, last month. Here Bianca talks to Bupa about what motivates her, why she ...
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10
October
2018
Georgina Baker, Clinic Manager at the Bupa Bristol Health Centre, shares her experience with postnatal depression and how opening up about her struggles has helped put her on the road to good health. ...
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02
October
2018
Bupa Southlands in Harrogate arranged a ‘Jazz Night’ for John Trevor Lee, a 78-year-old resident and keen Jazz lover, who can no longer attend Jazz events outside the home due to his fear of falling. ...
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01
October
2018
1 October is the International Day of Older Persons – which recognises and celebrates the contribution older men and women make to society, while also raising awareness of the needs and challenges faced by many older people. ...
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06
September
2018
Bupa UK is proud to announce it is supporting mental health charity Mind in Salford through its newly-launched Bupa Cares community fund. ...
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06
September
2018
For some of our colleagues, celebrating the official opening of our new Bupa Place office in Salford Quays will be a family affair. ...
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05
September
2018
When a resident at Richmond Village in Nantwich was missing the company of her dogs, colleagues set out to try to get local dog owners to pop in with their pets and spend time with residents. ...
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04
September
2018
Bupa has a number of long-serving employees who started their careers here straight out of education and have stayed on, taking advantage of our career progression opportunities. ...
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03
September
2018
Bupa UK will officially open its new Manchester office, Bupa Place this week. To mark the event, we will be sharing the stories of some of our people in Manchester over the week, as well as Bupa UK’s commitment to the local community and the opening ...
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29
August
2018
Bupa UK employees turned out in force to celebrate diversity at Manchester Pride this weekend. Here some of those who attended share what Pride means to them. ...
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24
August
2018
Bupa’s employee network DiverCity has made huge strides in raising awareness and understanding of LGBTQI+ since its launch in 2016. As those involved in the network gear up to attend Manchester Pride this weekend, DiverCity member Nikki Williams shar...
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21
August
2018
A Bupa UK care home manager has been recognised for the positive difference she makes to everyone around her with her attitude, commitment and expertise. ...
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14
August
2018
One of the last surviving Second World War Lancaster bomber air crew, Ronald Clarke, recently enjoyed a day at the British military headquarters at Northwood as a special VIP guest. ...
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13
August
2018
Bupa UK has launched a new Bupa Cares community fund giving its employees the chance to nominate local charitable projects that should benefit. ...
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09
August
2018
A Queenstown care home is doing its bit for the environment by reducing its plastic use and paving the way in an initiative that has now been made available across Bupa New Zealand facilities. ...
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09
August
2018
A new initiative launched by Bupa Cromwell Hospital aims to provide the local community with useful health and wellbeing information from leading consultants and health specialists. ...
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07
August
2018
Bupa Global’s Heather McLean shares her daughter Eleanor-Rae’s (Ellie) story after attending her first Pride event this weekend. ...
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06
August
2018
Bupa Global’s Danniella Fowles shares her story as a transwoman and the support she has received from her colleagues and manager. ...
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02
August
2018
Noelene Archer, a resident at Bupa Cedar Manor in Tauranga, New Zealand, has always loved to dance. ...
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