Bupa wins three awards at the Health Insurance and Protection Awards 2019

23 October 2019 . United Kingdom

Bupa was a proud winner of three awards at the Health Insurance and Protection Awards on Thursday 17 October 2019, held at Grosvenor House Hotel, London. The night  celebrated health adviser and provider excellence, and was attended by 850 industry professionals.

Best customer service winner

With TV personality, Claudia Winkleman, as host, Bupa’s UK Insurance team won in the Best Customer Service and Best SME Private Medical Insurance Provider categories, and Bupa Global brought home the Best Individual International Healthcare Provider Award.

Alex Perry, CEO of Bupa Insurance Ltd and General Manager of UK Insurance for Bupa UK Insurance, said: "I'm very proud that Bupa picked up three awards last night. To get these accolades is great recognition for all our people who work so hard to serve our customers and intermediaries every single day. Big thank you and congratulations to the team!"

This is the second year running that Bupa has been crowned at the Health Insurance Awards. In 2018, Bupa was awarded the prestigious Best Group Private Medical Insurance (PMI) Provider Award and the Bupa Connect platform was recognised with the Best Online Intermediary Service Provider Award.

About Bupa

Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

Health insurance accounts for the major part of our business with 16.7m customers and contributes around 75% of revenue. We operate clinics, dental centres and hospitals in some markets, with around 15m customers. We care for around 22,300 residents in our aged care businesses in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Spain.

We directly employ around 80,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, Chile, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Turkey, the US, Brazil, the Middle East and Ireland. We also have associate businesses in Saudi Arabia and India.

For more information, visit www.bupa.com.