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Blogs - Our People
A day in the life of a Cardiology Ass...
19 February 2018
To celebrate National Heart Month, Sophie Stimson, Cardiology Assistant at Crossrail Health an...
My First Trip to Manchester
14 February 2018
On Monday 12th February I took my first visit to Salford Quays to visit some of the teams in U...
Ellie's five months of marathons!
10 January 2018
Ellie Atkins is running this year’s London Marathon for the Circulation Foundation.
Staying mindful in 2018
05 January 2018
Bupa UK Health Adviser Megan Sullivan shares her five top tips on staying mindful this year.
What are "superfoods"?
15 November 2017
Read Saskia Craine's blog (Health Adviser, Chancery Lane Health and Dental Centre) here.
Lifestyle Health Coaching team
31 October 2017
Meet the Lifestyle Health Coaching team who provide support to our Health Assessment customers...
Introducing Jacquie Hall
27 July 2017
Jacquie has recently joined Bupa UK and taken up the first onsite Mental Wellbeing Nurse posit...
Older Person's Fellowship Conference ...
03 July 2017
Helen Baxendale presented at the recent Older Person's Fellowship Conference 2017.
COPA 2017 Exhibition
15 June 2017
Jon Edmondson was recently invited to judge an award at the COPA 2017 Exhibition.
Salford Quays Clinical Events
09 June 2017
Reflections on the recent Clinical Update Day and 'OurBupa Clinical Network' event.
Delegate Blog: Leading Clinical Excel...
24 May 2017
Follow the 22 delegates on their journey through the Leading Clinical Excellence 2017 programme.
Ben Perry completes the 2017 London M...
24 April 2017
Yesterday Ben joined over 40,00 other competitors at the start line of the Virgin Money London...
OurBupa Clinical Network Event
13 April 2017
The recent Clinical Network Breakfast was held at Battle Bridge House on Tuesday 4 April 2017.
Supporting friends or family with dep...
07 April 2017
Today is World Health Day which marks the anniversary of the World Health Organization which w...
Clare Scully - Great place to work
28 March 2017
It is often said that in great workplaces, it isn’t what the organisations are doing, it is ho...
The positive power of transparency
22 March 2017
Greater transparency between healthcare professionals and their patients in needed..
Spot, avoid and treat shin splints.
13 March 2017
Bupa Health Adviser Stephen Parkinson, give us advice on how to avoid and treat shin splints.
60 seconds with Tesh Amarasinghe
02 March 2017
Find out about Dr Tesh Amarasinghe's career and achievements with our 60 second Q&A.
The first Clinical Network Event
21 February 2017
The first Clinical Network Breakfast for 2017 was held at Bupa House on Wednesday 8th February!
Intermittent Fasting Overview - Joel ...
10 February 2017
Read Health Adviser Joel Prowting's blog on Intermittent Fasting.
St Marks Coaching Day
03 February 2017
Tracey Carter's blog on the recent 'coaching simulation day' at St Marks Care Home in Maidenhead.
Sandra Blades - My FNF experience
01 February 2017
Find out about Sandra's Master's Degree in ‘End of Life Care’, supported by the Florence Night...
60 Seconds with George Homewood
24 January 2017
We spoke to George Homewood, a Health Adviser Team Manager based in London.
60 Seconds with Charlotte Tubey
18 January 2017
Meet Charlotte Tubey who works at Branston Court Care Home in Burton.
Lifestyle Health Coaching team
09 January 2017
Meet the Lifestyle Health Coaching team who provide support to our Health Assessment customers.
60 Seconds with Ben Perry
29 December 2016
In 2017, Ben is taking on the role of setting up Health Assessments in Citigroup headquarters.
Bupa Choir's Christmas Cheer
20 December 2016
The Bupa Staines office choir held Christmas carol concerts during December.
The hip operation diary of Jane, aged...
19 December 2016
Jane Bozier documents her journey of undergoing hip replacement surgery.
Meet Lisa Gammalliere
12 December 2016
Lisa Gammalliere has been an Activities Coordinator for an amazing 16 years!
Mental Health nurse - behind the scenes
07 December 2016
Blog update from Kathryn Johnson, Specialist Mental Health Nurse Adviser within UK Customer.
Success Story - Ana Noia
02 December 2016
Ana is our Senior Sleep and Neurophysiologist at the Bupa Cromwell Hospital.
60 seconds with Heidi Wright
28 November 2016
Heidi Wright, the Chef Manager at Branston Court Care Home takes part in our Q&A.
60 seconds with Kevin Ashbourne
15 November 2016
On Thursday, we travelled up to Burton upon Trent to visit Bupa's Branston Court Care Home.
60 seconds with Sarah Brice
09 November 2016
Sarah Brice, Health Advisor Team Manager, talks to us about her role.
60 seconds with Dr Michael Musgrave
18 October 2016
I had the pleasure of meeting Dr Michael Musgrave for an early morning coffee and chat.
Day 3 in the Philippines
13 October 2016
Today we have been meeting with the final group of nurses waiting to come to the UK.
Day 2 in the Philippines
12 October 2016
We have met more nurses today who are working hard to achieve a pass at IELTs.
Day 1 in the Philippines
11 October 2016
Katie Thorpe and I are meeting the Filipino nurses who've been made offers of employment.
Doctors without borders
05 October 2016
Jemma Batte is one of our Clinical Fellows here at Bupa.
L@B – Team Ranchi. My Experience.
04 October 2016
I was very fortunate to be selected for the L@B emerging leaders program.
Wow! What an event
22 September 2016
What an event we had last week in London at the Clinical Excellence event.
UK Clinical Excellence 2016 : My Expe...
19 September 2016
Last week I attended the Bupa UK Clinical Excellence event.
Collaborative Clinical Training
03 May 2016
Sharing Best Practice and Clinical Expertise.
A visit to St Marks Nursing Home
22 April 2016
I was lucky enough to be able to visit St Mark's Care Home in Maidenhead this week.
The QNI and I
01 April 2016
I am an Occupational Health Advisor (OHA) working for Bupa health clinics for an on-site contr...
Bupa's involvement with the Youth Spo...
21 March 2016
I had the great honour today of attending a thank you luncheon for Bupa from the Youth Sports Trust.
My time at Bristol Health Centre
04 March 2016
Paula Franklin, Medical Director, shares with us her visit to Bristol Health and Dental Centre...
14 January 2016
As we start the New Year and the introduction of revalidation is getting closer I just wanted ...
Amberley Court care home
26 November 2015
A truly person centered home.
Keeping in touch
13 November 2015
Whilst Clare goes on maternity leave she looks to use OurBupa to "keep in touch".
Blogs - Our Health
Foods that pack a health punch
26 June 2018
Faced with a flood of advice about superfoods and trendy diets, do you sometimes just want to ...
The menopause - your common questions...
15 June 2018
Have you recently joined the large number of middle-aged women experiencing hot flushes, mood ...
Sore muscles after exercise: what is ...
07 June 2018
Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) refers to the sore muscles you get after doing new or hig...
Summer running: five top tips for run...
31 May 2018
The arrival of blue skies and sunlight during the summer months can be a great motivator for g...
Dying matters - Talking about end-of-...
15 May 2018
Talking about dying – it’s a difficult conversation to have.
Signs of gum disease and how to preve...
08 May 2018
Having gum disease can spoil your smile. It’s a very common problem – most of us have some deg...
Exercising in your twenties
26 April 2018
You may not feel this way after a big night out, but your body is capable of doing amazing thi...
What does 100 calories look like?
20 April 2018
Whether you’re sleeping or swimming, reading or running, your body works hard every day to kee...
Tips to help you combat emotional eating
09 April 2018
When you’re tired, bored or stressed, do you turn to food for comfort? If this rings a bell, y...
How to eat healthy if you don't like ...
06 April 2018
For some people, spending time in their kitchen creating tasty dishes fills them with joy.
Staying motivated: six tips for worki...
06 April 2018
Taking steps towards a new goal – writing a novel, starting running, learning to meditate or w...
Five tips to stay stress free at work
06 April 2018
Work is good for your health; though sometimes you may not think it when Monday morning rolls ...
The benefits of Bikram yoga: a doctor...
06 April 2018
I discovered Bikram yoga just over four years ago. At the time I was a partner in a busy GP pr...
The health benefits of walking
20 March 2018
If you’re looking for a way to get active, the solution might be easier than you think.
Feeling unwell after eating? Monitor ...
20 March 2018
Do you often feel unwell after mealtimes, and want to find out why?
13 March 2018
Did you know that we spend around a third of our time sleeping?
10 water-rich foods that will help yo...
09 March 2018
Did you know that nearly two-thirds of your body is made up of water? Everything, from your mi...
Ovarian cancer - what you need to know
05 March 2018
Ovarian cancer is the sixth most common cancer among women in the UK, with about 7,100 women d...
Mediterranean diet: a meal plan for l...
22 February 2018
With spring just around the corner, are you seeking a new diet plan that’s delicious, easy to ...
Seven tips for last-minute marathon t...
21 February 2018
It’s nearly crunch time for spring marathons. London, Edinburgh and Paris are all approaching ...
How to create a more mindful workplace
15 February 2018
Running your own business or managing a team (no matter how big or small) can be hard. There a...
Mental health support - are you a goo...
31 January 2018
What would you do if someone – a loved one, friend or a colleague – opened up to you to say th...
Mindfulness explained: everything you...
26 January 2018
Mindfulness – everything you need to know.
The Health Benefits of Dancing
19 January 2018
David Bowie said: Let’s dance! And he’s right. Seriously, there are so many reasons to throw s...
New year, new you – time for a medica...
19 January 2018
Now that the excesses of the festive period are over, you may want to think about New Year’s r...
Portion control: tips from behavioura...
16 January 2018
Obesity in the UK is at crisis levels, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation...
Winter sun seekers – how to prevent m...
10 January 2018
After the festive period is over, lots of us look forward to getting some winter sun abroad. H...
How to protect yourself against Austr...
04 January 2018
‘Australian flu’ has been hitting the headlines recently, but what exactly is it and what shou...
Winning at Dry January
03 January 2018
Short of never going out again, how do you enjoy a night out in a pub, bar or restaurant if yo...
The benefits of giving up drinking al...
02 January 2018
Have you had too much alcohol over the festive season? Thinking about taking up the Dry Januar...
Cinema: boost your wellbeing
16 November 2017
When you think about activities that are good for your wellbeing, what comes to mind? We might...
How to help someone with anxiety
14 November 2017
If your friend keeps cancelling plans, misses your calls, seems on edge, and often says they f...
Kick-start your week with kindness
13 November 2017
Kindness is the quality of being friendly, generous and considerate to those around you. Being...
Prostate cancer – your questions answ...
01 November 2017
In the UK, about 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives yet, for man...
What to do if you catch norovirus – t...
30 October 2017
Norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug, is the most common stomach bug in the UK. It...
Seven benefits of swimming for your m...
25 October 2017
Imagine yourself beside the sea, watching the waves break upon the shoreline and embracing the...
[Podcast] Mindful walking meditation:...
28 July 2017
Mindful movement is a key practice in mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT). Evidence sho...
Chocolate addiction – how to wean you...
19 July 2017
Do you eat too much chocolate – and feel like you just can’t help yourself? You may even feel ...
Sepsis: What you need to know
12 July 2017
You may have noticed stories in the press over the last year or so about people becoming ill w...
Tried and tested: five ways to become...
29 June 2017
Do you ever struggle to get out of bed in the morning? Is the snooze button your friend or foe...
Symptoms of menopause – how to help h...
22 June 2017
Going through the menopause is a natural biological change for women. Sometimes called the cha...
Eat well in the heat with these healt...
20 June 2017
It’s been a scorching start to the great British summer. And while many of us love nothing mor...
Three ways to reduce belly fat
08 June 2017
‘How can I lose belly fat?’ pulls up over two million hits on Google. It’s a hot topic that go...
Why do I still have acne?
06 June 2017
Most of us probably remember acne from our teenage years, and with not much fondness. But for ...
Top 10 teeth-staining foods
01 June 2017
If you’re a tea-lover or partial to the odd glass of red wine, you’re probably all too familia...
What are the causes of bad breath?
24 May 2017
It’s not uncommon to experience bad breath for a short time.
Boost your immune system
17 May 2017
We’ve all been there. It’s day one of your long-awaited holiday and you feel a tingle in your ...
How your loved one’s past can help th...
16 May 2017
If your loved one has dementia, knowing what you can do to help can be hard. Your loved one ma...
Symptoms of bowel cancer and reducing...
07 April 2017
It’s Bowel Cancer Awareness month this April and as it’s the fourth most common cancer in the ...
Stay active as you age (guest blog)
06 April 2017
As you move into retirement, you may think it’s time to slow down, take it easy and put your f...
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