Bupa newsroom (Wellbeing)

2019
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March
2019
Millions of Britons could improve their health thanks to a ‘gene-ius’ new health testing kit. ...
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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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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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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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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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UK
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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UK
31
January
2019
Millions of women are putting their health at risk by failing to check their breasts and delaying seeking help for symptoms which could indicate breast cancer. ...
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UK
29
January
2019
In today’s 24/7, ‘always on’ culture, it’s no surprise that people are seeking out new ways to release tension and unwind. Alternative and holistic therapies can support people’s everyday resilience, potentially reduce stress, and complement more con...
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10
January
2019
As the temperature plummets, many tips are often shared on how to avoid getting sick during the colder months. To help sort fact from fiction, Dr Luke Powles, Associate Clinical Director at Bupa UK, answers some of the most common questions people as...
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09
January
2019
Embarrassment is causing millions of Brits to delay getting symptoms checked, according to new research from Bupa1. ...
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07
January
2019
After a month of indulgence, one in 10 drinkers – 4.2 million people in the UK – are planning to give up alcohol for a month, according to a recent poll. With any challenge or lifestyle change, there are many questions about the impact it will have b...
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2018
27
December
2018
Half of employees in the UK (49%) say they speak to colleagues about health concerns before sharing it with a partner or loved one, according to new research. ...
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18
December
2018
Tis the season to be jolly, but Brits are taking this adage a step too far, putting off addressing potentially serious health issues throughout Christmas. ...
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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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November
2018
With Apple recently introducing a sobering new feature that tells us how long we've spent on our phones, many of us may be feeling the need to cut back. ...
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UK
07
November
2018
Stress is a term used to describe how you feel and respond when the pressure you’re under exceeds your ability to cope.  ...
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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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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
Research by Bupa Global, the international health insurer, reveals that 64% of senior business leaders have suffered from mental health conditions including anxiety, stress and depression, with work often cited as a contributor to this. ...
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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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October
2018
Bupa has teamed up with clinical psychologist Dr Bill Mitchell to record a series of podcasts around mental health in support of World Mental Health Day (10 October). ...
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August
2018
Working in an open-plan office has a positive impact on your health and mental wellbeing, new research published this week suggests. ...
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August
2018
Bupa Australia has announced a one-million-dollar funding initiative for practical research that leads to improvements in mental health models of care in Australia. ...
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August
2018
Our research found turning 30, 40 or 50 pushes millions of Britons into a lifestyle overhaul, with taking part in a Tough Mudder style event, a 10k run or marathon replacing the stereotypical convertible sports car, that marks a milestone birthday. ...
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13
August
2018
Taking part in a Tough Mudder style event, a 10k run or a marathon has replaced the stereotypical convertible sports car, that marks a milestone birthday, new research has revealed. ...
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10
August
2018
Bupa UK is proud to be leading the way as its Insurance Executive Team becomes the first executive team in the UK to train as Mental Health First Aiders. ...
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UK
25
July
2018
New research by Bupa Global has revealed that whilst health and wellbeing is an increasing priority for people around the world, many of us are turning to short-term diets to get healthy. ...
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July
2018
Michael Tomlinson, MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole, and Bupa UK CEO, David Hynam officially reopened a care home unit offering residential and dementia care. ...
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UK
13
July
2018
A care home recently ranked among the top 2% of homes in England, has another reason to celebrate after scooping an award for Quality and Safety. ...
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28
June
2018
Bupa Berwick, one of our care homes in Melbourne, Australia, scoops the award for 'Creating a culture that protects the health and safety of our people' in Bupa's first Global Health & Safety Excellence Awards ...
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