Bupa newsroom (stories)

2019
17
May
2019
Talking about mental health isn’t always easy. Tyler Marshall, from Bupa UK’s insurance team, was inspired to share his personal experience with his colleagues this week as part of Mental Health Awareness Week to raise awareness and encourage others ...
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10
May
2019
To mark International Nurses Day, we spoke to Lauren Gordon, a paediatric nurse at Bupa Cromwell Hospital. Here, she shares her experience of working as a nurse, what initially attracted her to a career in nursing and the advice she would give to tho...
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10
May
2019
To mark International Nurses Day, we spoke to Arturo Ledesma, charge nurse at Bupa Cromwell Hospital. Here, he tells us about his role in the Neurosciences Department, why his colleagues are so important to him and how clinical excellence is always a...
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09
May
2019
To mark International Nurses Day, we spoke to Sergio Castaño Jiménez, a paediatric nurse at Sanitas’ Hospital La Moraleja. Here, he shares his experience of working as a nurse, his thoughts on more men pursuing a career in nursing and how to adopt a ...
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25
April
2019
When Charlotte, 49, found a painful lump in her breast she immediately thought the worst. She knew she would worry more if she had to wait to see her GP, so she used her Bupa health insurance to call Bupa UK’s Cancer Direct Access team straight away....
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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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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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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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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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UK
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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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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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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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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25
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
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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18
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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16
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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11
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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2018
24
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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20
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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