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Having our colleagues' wellbeing in mind

Posted on May 16, 2019 by Juliet Shadrick
It's Mental Health Awareness Week (13- 20 May) and this year it's all about body image - how we think and feel about our bodies. At Simplyhealth our purpose is to improve access to healthcare to help people get the right treatment when they need - and that begins with our colleagues. Read more

Heather's 'Chop for Charity'

Posted on May 9, 2019 by Lisa Hammerton

I've been growing my hair now for quite a while - since 2016 in fact. But recently, I've been getting used to a new, shorter `do' since my `Chop for Charity'.

Four years ago, my sister-in-law was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer at the young age of just 26. Thankfully, following lengthy treatment, she is now cancer free but I wanted to do my bit to support those going through treatment, raise awareness of breast cancer and the importance of checking for signs.

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Becoming a 'community sighted guide'

Posted on March 18, 2019 by Erica Gomer
We're always looking for new ways bring our purpose to life and make a positive difference to peoples' lives in our communities. That's why a number of us from the Simplyhealth Professionals Vets team recently took part in Level 1 of the `Guide Dog - My Guide programme' to become `Community Sighted Guides'.
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Women and mentoring in dentistry

Posted on March 8, 2019
At Simplyhealth, we're proud to have a strong female leadership. Five of the seven members of our executive leadership team are women and over 65% of our overall workforce are female. In celebration of International Women¿s Day today (8th March), Caroline Coleman, a Managing Director at Simplyhealth, and Catherine Rutland, Head of Professional Support Services, share their thoughts on the value of mentoring within the dental industry. Read more
At Simplyhealth, we're committed to the personal development and career growth of our people and across the business a number of colleagues have taken apprenticeship opportunities. To mark National Apprenticeship Week, we caught up with Evie and James who have both been a driving force in their own career development, turning their passions into opportunities. Read more