Three quarters of consumers find conflicting health advice online
Four in five people (79%) turn to the internet for health information and advice; an act which could put them at risk of making poor decisions, a study by Bupa has found.
Consumers want more help with the hard work of health
New research from the UK’s leading private health provider has revealed some key factors that people believe would help them manage and maintain their health and wellbeing. The nationwide survey found a real desire for help in making the day-to-day management of healthcare easier, including improved access to digital healthcare services as well as a call for more support from people over 55 years-old to keep independence later in life.
Bupa partners with the NCD Alliance to fight preventable diseases
Partnership will place workplace health on the global agenda as a key driver in the fight against NCDs.
Half of all employees have never been asked about their mental health
Half of all employees (50%) have never been asked about stress, depression or anxiety in a 1-2-1 with their manager, a study by Bupa has found.
Eight-out-of-10 people back use of GPS devices to safeguard independence of people living with dementia
More than eight-out-of-10 (81%) Britons support people living with dementia wearing GPS devices to help them to retain their independence and stay safe.
The 50 things that put the 'Feel Great' in Great Britain
Great Britain is the only nation with ‘great’ in its name and now Bupa* has revealed a definitive list of the weird and wonderful things that actually make the people of our great nation feel great. It also reveals a worrying trend for how rarely people enjoy feeling great. The study was undertaken to launch Bupa Feel Great Britain. This aims to create feel great moments to improve Britons’ health and wellbeing through variety of events, activities and initiatives for the mind, body and soul.
Ageing populations and short-termist approach to health and care spells trouble ahead for people living with dementia
Bupa Calls for a ‘Community Wrap-Around’ to Tackle Dementia by 2030.
Bupa UK launches new charitable Foundation
Bupa UK today announces the launch of its new charitable foundation, the Bupa UK Foundation, created to support projects and initiatives that aim to tackle critical challenges in health and social care and make a direct impact on people’s health and wellbeing.
Lent failing to turn Brits into healthy Easter bunnies
After 40 days of disciplined dedication, the prospect of Easter goodies will signal the end of abstinence for the estimated 15 million Brits who gave up unhealthy habits this Lent. New research from Bupa reveals 2 in 5 (40%) people who gave something up won’t stick to it beyond this Easter, where over 1 in 10 (14%) abstainers only did it to scoop cash from a bet.
Bupa enhances Business Fit product to help employees stay healthy and productive
Bupa has announced the launch of its enhanced Business Fit healthcare product available to all corporate customers and intermediary groups from 1 April 2015.