Bupa has extended its women’s health support by launching a new Menopause HealthLine for health insurance customers and Bupa employees.
It offers access to menopause-trained nurses for advice and guidance on managing symptoms.
The insurer’s research found one million women have left their jobs because of the menopause, leaving a huge gap of experience and talent in the workforce and putting an additional strain on household finances up and down the country.
Bupa recently launched a Menopause Plan available through Bupa Health Clinics offering women access to primary care for symptoms through specially trained GPs. It also hosts a free-to-access Women’s Health Hub, which has advice and guidance from resident health experts on topics spanning menopause and endometriosis to periods and fertility.
Bupa Insurance chief executive Alex Perry said: ‘We hope this will help many women continue with their careers and help our business customers retain more of their