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Raising the bar with new employee reward offering

Posted on February 14, 2018 by Paul Thomas
At Simplyhealth, our purpose is to help people make the most of life through better everyday health. That includes our own employees - the people who help us meet and exceed our customers' expectations every day.  That's why we've recently launched our transformational new approach to supporting and rewarding everyone who chooses to work here with us.  Continue Reading

Teeth Team

Posted on February 7, 2018 by Caroline Coleman

Last week I spoke at the launch of Teeth Team's annual report at the Houses of Parliament. Teeth Team is a well-established and nationally-recognised child dental health improvement initiative that takes dental education directly to children by going into local primary schools.

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Inspiring children through music

Posted on December 4, 2017 by Wendy Jenkins & Victoria Parkinson
There are just some days when you have a 'wow' day and Thursday 9th November was just one of these when Victoria Parkinson and Wendy Jenkins had the privilege of visiting The Children's Trust and celebrate European Music Day by helping out at a music session with a number of children. Continue Reading
Earlier this year, we donated £4,500 to Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service to run its Phoenix programme in Andover.   The course, which has already been carried out at numerous other stations across the county, gives young people the opportunity to develop lifelong skills as they learn the core values of the Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and train to complete a full fire drill. Continue Reading

Loneliness and the elderly

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Roger Cotton

As we live longer, the prevalence of loneliness and isolation among the elderly increases. Is it inevitable?

Sometimes it isn't that a person is alone, it's the quality of social contact they lack.

We're a civilised society and yet many elderly neighbours live with virtually no communication with others for weeks on end. We assume they must have contact with somebody, just not us.

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