Bupa response to ABI figures showing that more people have private medical insurance cover

Bupa response to ABI figures showing that more people have private medical insurance cover
Fiona Harris, director of Bupa UK Health Insurance, said: ‘The latest ABI figures reflect our own experience - growth in the number of people with PMI cover for the second year running, despite the current economic downturn.’
Whilst the NHS has recently met […]

Bupa Individual Protection appoints technical specialist

Bupa Individual Protection appoints technical specialist
Bupa Individual Protection is delighted to announce the appointment of Kevin Russ as Technical Services Consultant.
Kevin joins the product development team at Bupa Individual Protection from Vertex Financial services where he has been working with a range of product providers on both life and pensions technical issues.
Steve Casey, Bupa Individual […]

Online support drives Britons to improve their health

Online support drives Britons to improve their health
As the number of people with obesity rises Britons are turning to the web for help in making positive changes to their health, reports Bupa, the health and care company.
Since its launch in January, over 200,000 people have visited Bupa’s free online health check website, equating to one […]

Ageing workers and chronic disease pose threat to future of British workers

Ageing workers and chronic disease pose threat to future of British workers
By 2030, an ageing workforce and higher rates of chronic disease among employees will pose a serious threat to the productivity of British businesses, according to a new report from health and care company Bupa. In the next 20 years, the number of […]

18 weeks too long to wait for treatment say eight out of ten Britons

18 weeks too long to wait for treatment say eight out of ten Britons
As the NHS announces it has met its 18-week waiting time targets on surgery, a nationwide study reveals that more than eight out of 10 Britons feel this is still too long to wait for treatment.
The survey of around a thousand people […]

Bupa to reduce treatment and cost variation for private physiotherapy patients

Bupa to reduce treatment and cost variation for private physiotherapy patients
Bupa Health Insurance is to address the cost and frequency of private physiotherapy treatment to reduce variations for customers. From next week, independent physiotherapy providers will be invited to take part in a national tender to assess the quality and cost of care and the […]

Cumbria care home reveals historic Ł200,000 new look

Cumbria care home reveals historic Ł200,000 new look
As spring approaches, residents at a Penrith care home, Bupa Croft Avenue Residential Home, can enjoy ,alfresco’ dining in a renovated patio area thanks to a Ł200,000 refurbishment by Bupa .
To celebrate the new look, the home is holding an open afternoon ‘l visitors welcome.
People from the local […]

Bupa Care Services recognised with local employment partnership award

Bupa Care Services recognised with local employment partnership award
Bupa Care Service’s Ellie Gavaghan has just been recognised at the Local Employment Partnership Awards for her work in helping the long-term unemployed prepare themselves better for job interviews.
In West Yorkshire, Bupa agreed to recruit through a Local Employment Partnership (LEP) with Jobcentre Plus to find care […]

Bupa’s activity co-ordinators plan for NVQ success

Bupa’s activity co-ordinators plan for NVQ success
Activity co-ordinators are now in the running for official recognition thanks to the launch of the first national level qualification by Bupa.
The new qualification/programme, which will see activities co-ordinators being trained to the equivalent of the National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) Level Two, has been specially developed by Bupa’s care […]

Bupa International launches new ‘Healthcare Everywhere’ advertising campaign

Bupa International launches new ‘Healthcare Everywhere’ advertising campaign
A new print and online advertising campaign entitled “Healthcare. Everywhere” is being launched by Bupa International, the world’s leading expatriate health insurer. The new campaign will highlight the company’s awarding winning international health insurance cover, specialist health and industry expertise and extensive global medical network for expatriates and […]