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2019
18
January
2019
Bupa, the international healthcare company, today announces it has completed the acquisition of Acıbadem Sigorta, Turkey’s second largest health insurer. ...
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17
January
2019
Bupa Cromwell Hospital has this week relaunched its paediatric outpatient department providing a wide range of specialist care and support for children and young people aged up to 18-years-old. ...
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15
January
2019
Managers at a luxury retirement village in Evesham have announced plans to recruit more than 100 local jobs. Richmond Wood Norton is set to open its doors in March, with the team recruiting for a range of full and part time roles across the care, hos...
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UK
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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21
December
2018
Data from Bupa UK Insurance's telephone self-referral service Direct Access shows a big drop (-21%) in consultant bookings for mental health issues in December compared to other months of the year. Dr Pablo Vandenabeele, Clinical Director of Mental H...
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19
December
2018
Bupa has EEA-based customers in our UK insurance company. These customers have International Private Medical insurance (IPMI). As we announced in August, to continue to serve these customers effectively after Brexit, we have applied to the Irish regu...
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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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14
December
2018
Sanitas, Bupa’s Spanish business, has signed the contract to acquire a majority stake in Ginemed, one of Spain’s main players in In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF), with over 25 years’ experience. Ginemed has a network of 18 IVF clinics in Spain and Portug...
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12
December
2018
Bupa today announced Hisham El-Ansary will become the new Chief Executive Officer of its Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) business in April 2019. The current CEO of ANZ, Richard Bowden, will be stepping down after nearly two decades with the company. ...
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12
December
2018
Being diagnosed with cancer is a stark reality for millions of people; one in two people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. However Bupa has revealed that some parents hold back on sharing the prognosis with children due to co...
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10
December
2018
Missing health appointments, postponing workouts and suffering a prolonged illness are all too common amongst today’s UK workforce. This poor approach to health could be drastically helped by employers by taking a lead on their employees’ health and ...
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30
November
2018
Small businesses will soon be able to contact a doctor within minutes, directly from any phone or computer. From 1 January, Bupa’s SME customers will be offered access to the Babylon app. It is available for all new SME policies and our existing SME ...
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22
November
2018
Bupa UK is proud to be one of the first signatories of the new Waste to Wealth Commitment. This aims to double the UK’s resource productivity and eliminate avoidable waste by 2030. ...
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14
November
2018
This World Diabetes Day (14 November), Dr Petra Simic, Interim Medical Director at Bupa Health Clinics, looks at whether or not diet can help reverse type 2 diabetes and offers her advice on how to manage the blood sugar condition well. ...
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13
November
2018
In the UK, prostate cancer is now the most common form of cancer in men, with 130 new diagnoses each day. More than six people each day are diagnosed with testicular cancer, and men account for over three quarters of suicides in the UK. ...
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09
November
2018
100-year-old war veteran John Geddes has warned memories of war are “slipping from living history” and urged young people to keep the tradition of remembrance alive. ...
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01
November
2018
Bupa UK has joined the Movember Business Club to help raise funds and awareness for the charity. ...
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UK
26
October
2018
At Bupa UK we’re always working to improve the experience we provide to our customers – and we’re always proud when what we do gets recognised. Last week we were delighted that Bupa Connect, our online platform won Best Online Intermediary Service at...
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25
October
2018
Bupa today announces the appointment of Paul Evans, Nicholas Lyons and Matías Rodríguez Inciarte to its Board as Non-Executive Directors. ...
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25
October
2018
David Hynam, Bupa UK CEO has been named as one of the top global leaders in the OUTstanding 100 LGBT+ Executives list, presented by the FT. Coming in at seventh globally, this is the second time David has been named in the top 10. Bupa UK has been...
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19
October
2018
Bupa is delighted to announce applications are now open for its 2019 graduate and placement schemes. ...
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19
October
2018
Bupa UK won two awards at the annual Health Insurance Awards yesterday evening. Bupa won the prestigious Best Group PMI provider, and for the second year in a row, our Bupa Connect platform was recognised in the Best Online Intermediary Service Provi...
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16
October
2018
Bupa UK and independent hospital provider, HCA Healthcare UK are partnering to launch Specialist Centres for breast cancer, which will give patients fast access to care. A first for a UK health insurer and hospital provider, this initiative will laun...
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16
October
2018
Two thirds (67%) of British women do not know what an endometrium is, despite endometrial cancer being the fourth most common women’s cancer in the UK.  ...
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15
October
2018
A Poole care home has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the regulator, placing it amongst the top 3% best run homes in England. ...
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12
October
2018
A tax on health insurance that pushed many thousands of private patients back onto the NHS is costing taxpayers more than £1bn a decade in additional NHS resources – and it could soon get much worse. ...
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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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