Bupa Podcast Ep 8: What it means to be a mental health first aider

07 February 2019 . United Kingdom

Bupa UK’s Insurance Executive Team became the first executive team in the UK to train as mental health first aiders last year, with many more at Bupa receiving training since.

But what does it mean to be a mental health first aider and what does the training involve? We caught up with Simon Blake, Chief Executive of Mental Health First Aid England, and Mark O’Grady, a Mental Health First Aid England instructor, who has delivered training for Bupa employees, to find out.

About Bupa

Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.

We are an international healthcare company serving over 31 million customers worldwide. With no shareholders, we reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

We directly employ around 85,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Chile, Poland, New Zealand, Hong Kong SAR, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, the US, Middle East and Ireland. We also have associate businesses in Saudi Arabia and India.

For more information, visit www.bupa.com.