Latest Bupa Stories

2011-06-13 10:59:00

LEEDS, England, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bupa awarded ten free places in the Bupa Junior Great Manchester Run to pupils from Moorgate Primary School in Bolton, Lancashire.. Ten pupils from the school, situated in close proximity to Bupa's Mill View Residential and Nursing Home [http://www.bupa.co.uk/individuals/care-homes/types-of-care/residential-care and Nursing Home were offered the chance to tackle the 2.5km course for free. Bupa awarded the ten free...

2011-05-25 10:34:00

LEEDS, England, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bupa has held Communi-tea Week events in its care homes to help tackle loneliness in older people. Residents of Bupa care homes throughout the UK have brewed up some community spirit by inviting older people to join them for a friendly cup of tea. Altogether, over 300 care homes, including residential care and nursing care homes, hosted special afternoon tea parties to mark Communi-tea Week, a nationwide campaign which aimed to use tea-related...

2011-05-24 07:34:00

LEEDS, England, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bupa care homes' residents have their watering cans at the ready as they prepare to 'grow their own' for 'Community Crops'. 'Community Crops' is a Bupa care homes initiative which promotes the health benefits associated with gardening and growing your own fruit and veg.

2011-05-24 01:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX) (TSX: VRX) today announced that it has agreed to acquire AB Sanitas (NASDAQ OMX: SAN1L) for approximately EUR314 million in cash.

2011-05-23 13:55:00

LEEDS, England, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bupa has joined forces with charity The Reader Organisation to encourage its care home residents to 'get into reading' with special reading aloud groups. The 'Get into Reading' groups will be piloted in eight Bupa care homes for six months from April 2011.

2011-05-13 10:10:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avivia Health From Kaiser Permanente and Health Dialog will present as part of an Employee Benefit News webinar "Power to the Patient" on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 2PM Eastern/ 11AM Pacific.

2011-04-20 07:48:00

LEEDS, England, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bupa has announced the results of this year's Bupa Care Services Customer Satisfaction Survey. 74% of Bupa care home residents rate the overall standard of care at their Bupa care homes 'excellent' and/or 'very good'.

2011-04-06 15:37:00

ATLANTA, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), a national association representing health insurance plans providing medical, long-term care, disability income, dental, supplemental, stop-loss and reinsurance to more than 200 million Americans, has posted a very intriguing podcast on its Hi-Wire Innovations Website (www.ahiphiwire.org).

2011-03-25 07:26:00

LONDON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an industry first, Bupa, the leading international healthcare group, has announced plans to improve the quality of its cancer cover by no longer selling corporate health insurance schemes which feature overall cost or time limits for cancer treatment. Cancer treatment costs increased sharply in 2005 and 2006 due to the introduction of new drugs.

Word of the Day
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.