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2019
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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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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19
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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14
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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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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29
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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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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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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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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