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2019
17
April
2019
Bowel cancer, also known as colon, rectal and colorectal cancer, is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK – more than 40,000 people get bowel cancer each year1. To help raise awareness this Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, Louise Spence, Onco...
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15
April
2019
Bupa UK launched new health testing kit SmartDNA last month. The kit analyses how an individual’s genetic makeup may respond to certain lifestyle behaviours such as stress, caffeine, alcohol and quality of sleep. Gemma Harper, a Bupa UK Health Adviso...
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10
April
2019
Anna Gammond, a Specialist Nurse Adviser at Bupa UK, has been awarded the prestigious Florence Nightingale Leadership Scholarship. She is one of a handful of applicants who will receive funding from the Florence Nightingale Foundation to invest in th...
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05
April
2019
Sunday, 7 April is ‘World Health Day’, a day marked to commemorate the World Health Organisation (WHO) and raise awareness of important subjects related to global health. This year, the theme is ‘Universal health coverage’, which is about ensuring pe...
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05
April
2019
Bupa UK continues its run of Outstanding care home ratings with two further homes being awarded the accolade by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). ...
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04
April
2019
You may have seen the latest campaign from the Department for Health and Social Care, entitled ‘Every day is different when you care’ which aims to promote a career in adult social care. ...
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04
April
2019
Stress is how you feel and respond when the pressure you’re under exceeds your ability to cope. A certain amount of stress can be positive as it can help you prepare for actions and challenges, but too much can cause both mental and physical problems...
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03
April
2019
Bupa UK has been named in the top five most sought-after places to work in the UK in LinkedIn’s 2019 Top Companies List. ...
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29
March
2019
Bupa UK is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with the Salford Red Devils which will see it sponsor the rugby club’s pitch side team. ...
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28
March
2019
I was encouraged to see the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) release a report this week which called on employers to break workplace taboo around the subject of menopause and provide better support for working women. ...
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27
March
2019
To help raise awareness this Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Dr Arun Thiyagarajan, Medical Director, Bupa Health Clinics, reveals the truth behind the five biggest myths related to prostate cancer. ...
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27
March
2019
A group of dancing dentists have secured a prestigious prize after their fundraising efforts raised £25,000 for charity. ...
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26
March
2019
Two Bupa dentists were named finalists for nine awards between them at the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards last week. Richard Lee, Associate Dentist at Bupa Dental Care in Devonshire Square, London, was named a finalist in eight categories - Patient’s Cho...
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25
March
2019
Bupa UK is celebrating its fifth ‘Outstanding’ care home, after the CQC published a glowing report on Bupa St. Mark’s in Maidenhead, Berkshire. The rating puts the home within the top 3% of care homes in England. ...
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22
March
2019
Poor dental health, including tooth decay and gum disease, can impact a person’s general health and wellbeing and even has a link to heart disease and diabetes. The leading causes of dental diseases are entirely preventable, so it’s hugely worrying t...
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22
March
2019
Gabriela Pueyo became General Manager of Bupa Dental Care, which runs more than 470 practices in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, in November 2018. To mark World Oral Health Day this week, she shared her aspirations for the future of Bupa Dental C...
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20
March
2019
Whether you’re snacking on one of your five a day or having a meal with the family, if you pick your food carefully, you could be naturally cleaning your teeth. ...
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19
March
2019
Your oral health impacts more than just your mouth. It can also affect your general health and wellbeing. This World Oral Health Day – 20 March – the theme is ‘Act on Mouth Health’ which aims to highlight the importance of oral health for a healthy b...
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18
March
2019
Currently Home Manger at Bupa’s The Arkley care home, Sarah Mair is the first to admit that it hasn’t always been an easy journey. However, thanks to the support of her colleagues and the opportunity to learn on the job, Sarah’s become one of Bupa’s ...
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18
March
2019
Star of The X Factor Andy Abraham visited Bupa care homes in Sheffield and Huddersfield to surprise residents ahead of their 100th birthdays. ...
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15
March
2019
For Alison Latham, who works as part of Bupa Global’s Customer Services team, a routine health check proved to be life-saving. When her bi-annual check-up, provided by Bupa, picked up a lump in her breast, her world was turned upside down. Here, she ...
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13
March
2019
The Office of National Statistics estimates that in the UK around 7.4 million people smoke – that’s nearly the population of London. Of those that currently smoke, over 60% say they want to quit. Today (13 March) is No Smoking Day which aims to sprea...
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13
March
2019
Millions of Britons could improve their health thanks to a ‘gene-ius’ new health testing kit. ...
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11
March
2019
Bupa UK is proud to be a partner of a new apprenticeship fund launched to unlock new talent and close the skills gap in Salford. ...
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08
March
2019
There is a simple equation: businesses that are gender diverse perform better. This has been proven by the recent McKinsey report that states that the most gender diverse quarter of businesses are 20% more likely to have above average financial perfo...
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07
March
2019
Local MP Steve Brine met with colleagues at a Winchester dental practice to discuss the realities of working in a busy clinic. ...
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06
March
2019
To mark International Women’s Day on Friday (8) and National Careers Week, we’re sharing career stories and advice from women in various roles across Bupa. From IT to mental health to care services, read their career journey, who inspires them and wh...
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06
March
2019
To mark International Women’s Day on Friday (8) and National Careers Week, we’re sharing career stories and advice from women in various roles across Bupa. From IT to mental health to care services, read their career journey, who inspires them and wh...
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05
March
2019
To mark International Women’s Day on Friday (8) and National Careers Week, we’re sharing career stories and advice from women in various roles across Bupa. From IT to mental health to care services, read their career journey, who inspires them and wh...
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28
February
2019
A Surrey care home has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the regulator – the highest outcome possible – placing it amongst the top 3% of care homes in England. ...
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