Bupa newsroom (Views,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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05
December
2018
I’ve always loved volunteering, sharing some of my time to help the communities I’ve lived in. But here’s the secret - It’s good for me too. ...
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03
December
2018
Since 1992, the UN has marked the 3 December as International Day of Persons with Disabilities to raise awareness, in the interest of communities, of empowering and integrating people with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic a...
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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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UK
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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UK
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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UK
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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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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UK
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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UK
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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UK
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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UK
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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UK
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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UK
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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UK
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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UK
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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UK
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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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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UK
25
October
2018
I’m really humbled to be listed seventh globally in the 2018 OUTstanding 100 LGBT+ Executives list, presented by the FT. ...
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UK
19
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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UK
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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UK
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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10
October
2018
Today is World Mental Health Day: let’s use it to make sure that everyday is a good mental health day, rather than another item on the never ending to do list. Supporting good mental health is an everyday way of life. ...
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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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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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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
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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UK
25
September
2018
The world is witnessing the impact of climate change first hand – from severe storms and typhoons, to threatening wildfires, to record-breaking heatwaves. ...
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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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