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...
  • Revalidation

    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?
  • Understanding Sleep

    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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