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2018
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October
2018
Bupa Group CEO Evelyn Bourke spoke to The Lens’ Oli Barrett as part of its podcast series. They discussed the future of healthcare and why mental health is crucial for employees and employers alike. Evelyn was also joined by Lorena Puica, CEO of I am...
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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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12
October
2018
I was concerned to read a new report recently highlighting the continuing struggle to retain people working in adult social care. The report, The state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England, published by Skills for Care, shows that...
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12
October
2018
Four men have shared their honest experiences with mental ill health to encourage others to speak up. ...
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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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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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05
October
2018
Last week the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced that the Autumn Budget will take place on 29 October, and we’re hoping that our industry can persuade him not to increase Insurance Premium Tax (IPT). ...
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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
Millions of women in the UK don’t know how to check their breasts for cancer, a new report by Bupa Health Clinics has revealed. ...
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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 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
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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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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28
September
2018
Bupa UK CEO David Hynam looks at why it's so important for businesses to champion diversity and inclusion and discusses what more can be done at all levels. ...
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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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28
September
2018
At Hearts & Minds we have a long track record of using therapeutic clowning to help people with dementia overcome feelings of helplessness, isolation and anxiety. Our Elderflowers programme, launched in 2001, uses professional performance skills in m...
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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
At Bupa we want to be at the forefront of discussions about the health of the UK workforce, in particular leading the conversation around supporting good mental health both in and outside of the workplace. This is why we sponsored the Confederation o...
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21
September
2018
Right now in the UK, there are around 850,000 people living with dementia. That’s already a huge number but, as the population ages, it’s one that’s going to steadily increase. The Alzheimer’s Society estimates that it’ll reach one million by 2025, a...
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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
An innovative steam treatment for men suffering with an enlarged prostate is set to be made more widely available after being given the green light for routine use by the health watchdog, NICE. ...
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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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