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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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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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06
December
2018
Joan Elliott, Managing Director for Bupa Care Services UK, gave an in-depth interview with Care Home Professional about how her team is improving quality nationwide, with three Bupa care homes already being rated 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Com...
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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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30
November
2018
Thousands of 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 ...
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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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29
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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29
November
2018
Last week I was delighted to host the latest in our series of Bupa Cromwell Conversations, which aims to bring together medical professionals and members of the public. The focus was the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. ...
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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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26
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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23
November
2018
Bupa UK has revealed that the number of businesses looking to protect their employees with the flu virus is on the rise.  ...
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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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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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20
November
2018
With Apple recently introducing a sobering new feature that tells us how long we've spent on our phones, many of us may be feeling the need to cut back. ...
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20
November
2018
In an open letter to Prime Minister Theresa May, Bupa UK has joined major businesses including Royal Mail, PricewaterhouseCoopers and WH Smith to call on the Government to amend the Health and Safety regulations so that workplaces are required to mak...
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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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15
November
2018
At Bupa, we pride ourselves on being a diverse and inclusive organisation that nurtures and empowers its people. So, we were delighted to host representatives from a number of like-minded organisations this month for the Northern Talent Forum to disc...
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14
November
2018
Dr Petra Simic, Interim Medical Director for Bupa Health Clinics looks at whether diabetes can be reversed by diet and offers her tips on managing the blood sugar condition well. ...
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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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14
November
2018
Bupa Health Clinics has seen a 28 percent uplift in male health assessment bookings compared to last year. But more still needs to be done to encourage men to talk about their health and get checked. ...
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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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09
November
2018
Mental health tends to be a taboo subject amongst men, while it is well-known that males commonly keep their issues and struggles to themselves rather than opening up and speaking about their feelings. For these reasons, we launched #Headinthegame at...
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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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07
November
2018
Stress is a term used to describe how you feel and respond when the pressure you’re under exceeds your ability to cope.  ...
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06
November
2018
Yesterday, Health Secretary Matt Hancock published a new report setting out the government’s thinking on prevention in healthcare, ahead of a more detailed Green Paper to be published in the new year outlining the government’s strategy to improve pre...
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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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31
October
2018
Alaana Linney, Sales Director, Bupa Health Clinics, reflects on a panel which explored 'How healthy is your working environment?'. ...
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