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2019
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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08
March
2019
To mark International Women’s Day today (Friday 8), we’re sharing career stories and advice from women in various roles across Bupa. Here, we speak to Mary Trometer, General Manager Bupa Global North America, and diversity and inclusion champion. She...
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08
March
2019
This year, the theme for International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter – a call-to-action driving gender balance across the world. In recognition of this issue, Bupa’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Joy Linton, joined colleagues across Bupa to discu...
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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
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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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
As millions of people across the UK gave up alcohol last month, our very own Shirley Wilson-Brown, Customer Experience Consultant, and Del Green, Digital Communications Manager, took up the challenge. They documented and monitored their progress thro...
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26
February
2019
Many of the most deep-rooted challenges in health today are social or behavioural in nature rather than purely medical. Too often, solutions that are implemented to overcome these challenges are based on how we want individuals to behave, rather than...
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25
February
2019
Recently, thousands of school pupils walked out of lessons and went on strike, as part of a global environmental campaign demanding political and societal action. Occurrences like this make clear more needs to be done to tackle the impacts of climate...
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22
February
2019
The first time Anna, 62, investigated her symptoms she looked online and the results suggested breast cancer. Anna knew she needed to talk to a health professional fast, but struggled to book a GP appointment at her local practice. Rather than wait t...
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22
February
2019
Residents and staff at an Oxford care home were delivered a surprise treat by their local radio station as part of a celebration of acts of kindness. ...
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19
February
2019
At Bupa Australia, supporting families to raise emotionally well, resilient and happy kids is a key focus for our business. ...
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14
February
2019
Employee health and wellbeing is increasingly informing the way businesses are structuring and designing their office spaces. A report recently commissioned by Staples found 81% of employees felt their workspace had an impact on their mental health, ...
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12
February
2019
A pair of lovestruck 95-year-olds are celebrating their 75th Valentine’s Day as a married couple, and say the secret to relationship success is working together, as well as surrounding yourself with family. ...
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08
February
2019
Anna Russell, Corporate Responsibility and Internal Communications Director at Bupa UK, is mum to 12-year-old Mia. To raise awareness this Children’s Mental Health Week, she shares her daughter’s explanation of anxiety and what helps her when she get...
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07
February
2019
Katie shared her experience of living with depression and severe anxiety last year as part of Bupa’s ‘Let’s talk about mental health in the workplace’ video campaign. A year on, here she shares how her colleagues responded to her talking openly about...
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07
February
2019
More than 90 Bupa employees in the UK have taken part in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England’s training course. Here some of Bupa’s mental health first aiders share why they wanted to take the MHFA course and what they took away from the training....
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01
February
2019
Ahead of World Cancer Day on Monday (4 February) we caught up with Bupa UK’s Julia Ross to find out more about Cancer Direct Access, what’s next for Bupa’s Cancer Promise, and which new cancer drugs and treatments she is keeping a close eye on. ...
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30
January
2019
Joao moved to the UK to follow his passion for dentistry. Here he shares what he loves most about his job and his career ambitions. ...
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