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Setting up camp at Over the Wall

Posted on August 18, 2016 by Lisa Hammerton

Over The Wall is a national UK children's charity that provide free of charge camps throughout the UK to children with life-limiting illnesses and their families. Our donation of £68,065 funded a Volunteer Co-ordinator for three years to help facilitate the camps.

Through the 200 volunteer days we offer to our employees, a group of them recently helped set up a Health Challenge Camp in Dorset. This was a five night residential camp for children and teenagers aged eight to 17 years who are experiencing or recovering from serious health challenges. 

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Riding for Revitalise

Posted on August 5, 2016 by Laura Miller
On Sunday 31 July five members of the Simplyhealth team took part in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey. We caught up with a few members of the team to see how it went. Continue Reading

Becoming a Dementia Friend

Posted on April 19, 2016 by Sarah Warwick, Customer Services Trainer
As a Dementia Friends Champion, Sarah Warwick, also a Customer Service Trainer at Simplyhealth, recently hosted two sessions at our Leeds and Manchester offices to give others a greater understanding of dementia and becoming a Dementia Friend. Continue Reading

Remembering a moment through music

Posted on April 7, 2016 by Jeannie Travell, Senior Customer Advisor

Music in Hospitals is a UK based charity which aims to improve the lives of adults and children with a range of illnesses and disabilities through professionally performed live music in hospitals, hospices, day care centres, special schools and nursing and residential homes.

Jeannie Travell, Senior Customer Advisor, tells us about her recent visit to see the charity in action.

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Love your lungs

Posted on March 24, 2016 by Lisa Hammerton

We've been working with The British Lung Foundation to help boost the overall wellbeing of people living with lung conditions, as well as the wellbeing of our own people. Recently, specialist respiratory healthcare professionals from the charity visited our offices in Andover, Leeds, Manchester and Winchester to carry out a wellbeing event for our employees. The visits gave our employees the opportunity to learn more about their lung health from a spirometry test and also provided insight on the physical damage caused by smoking, with useful advice on giving up.

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