Bupa newsroom (Views,Stories)

2019
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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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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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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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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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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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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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January
2019
Domingos Mamede, dental implant surgeon and cosmetic dentist at Bupa Dental Care in Great Dunmow, was crowned Best Young Dentist UK East 2018 at The Private Dentistry Awards last week. We caught up with him following the glitzy awards ceremony to fin...
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24
January
2019
I was delighted to see the opening of our new paediatric outpatient department, Skyline, at Bupa Cromwell Hospital last week. It’s the result of a lot of hard work and dedication from our wonderful employees and will ensure we can provide much-needed...
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24
January
2019
How much can the young and old teach each other? That’s the question being asked as a luxury retirement village opens its doors to a group of nine and 10-year-olds. ...
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January
2019
A Battersea couple recreated their wedding ceremony, complete with stag and hen dos, as part of their 57th wedding anniversary earlier this month. ...
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17
January
2019
When we think of air pollution, we tend to imagine places like China which has a very visible and long-standing problem. ...
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January
2019
Ella Hewton from Bupa Bristol Health Clinic shares a typical day in her role as Health Adviser and how she practices what she preaches. ...
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January
2019
With increasing numbers of people trying veganism, and the likes of even Greggs the bakery in the UK giving vegan products a go, it’s clear that going vegan has tipped into the mainstream. New research from Bupa Global into the health, diet and lifes...
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02
January
2019
As 2018 comes to a close, I’ve been reflecting on the year’s medical highlights and thinking about what 2019 will bring. Many predictions have already been made about what the top medical advances for 2019 will be. Here are my thoughts on the predict...
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2018
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December
2018
As we approach the end of 2018, it’s the perfect time to celebrate all of the wonderful things we’ve achieved for our residents this year. ...
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December
2018
While Christmas is a time that will see many people clocking off from work, colleagues at care homes across the UK will be in during the festive period to ensure residents and their visitors have a perfect Christmas. ...
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December
2018
Following a nationwide search, Sunnyview House in Leeds has been named Bupa UK’s Care Home of the Year 2018. ...
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December
2018
As part of the work that we do to support the communities in which we operate, we’ve hosted a number of charitable events in the lead up to Christmas. In the spirit of giving, our London office ran a Toy Drop with ELBA (East London Business Alliance)...
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December
2018
Bupa care homes across the UK will be opening their doors on Christmas Day to ensure no elderly person has to spend Christmas alone. ...
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December
2018
At Bupa, we firmly believe in supporting good mental health both in and outside the workplace. As awareness of the importance of workforce mental health develops, I believe that Bupa has a vital role to play in leading the conversation. ...
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December
2018
Bake sales, waxing, burpees and paddle-boarding were just some of the activities that took place at Bupa offices across the UK to raise awareness and funds for better men’s health. ...
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13
December
2018
With one in two people in the UK expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, improving cancer survival rates remains high on the Government agenda. UK survival rates have improved since 2000, with five-year survival rate increasing from 4...
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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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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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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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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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