News and Media Releases | Bupa (Australia)

2017
22
November
2017
A new pilot palliative care program is giving choice to people with terminal illness, over how they spend their last months of life.  ...
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20
November
2017
People with allergies and asthma are warned to be on high alert with extreme pollen levels forecast in Melbourne for Monday (20/11), Wednesday (22/11) and Thursday (23/11). ...
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20
November
2017
Scientists have come up with a new approach to tackling the nation’s poor nutrition with the CSIRO's VegEze app which turns eating vegetables into a challenge. ...
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17
November
2017
Being able to help people find meaning and purpose in their lives is what gets Jacelyn Goh out of bed every morning. ...
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15
November
2017
The new local therapy service in West Melbourne to meet growing NDIS demand is open to all. ...
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14
November
2017
It was a TAC ad more than 20 years ago which first had Vicky Cook thinking about the power of physiotherapy. ...
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10
November
2017
We’re excited to announce “Happiness is Dog Shaped” has arrived. This is not ‘just a book’, it’s 120 pages worth of happiness. ...
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08
November
2017
Bupa speech pathologist Kirsten Toll has worked around the world in some pretty amazing places, but she’s about to embark on her most exciting role yet in West Melbourne. ...
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02
November
2017
Bupa is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Bupa Blog Awards. Congratulations to She Sows Seeds, The Modern Mumma, PAWdinkum, The Nutrition Guru and the Chef, Rachael Kable, and The Annoyed Thyroid. ...
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31
October
2017
New research has found waiting 60 seconds before clamping a premature baby’s umbilical cord, rather than clamping immediately, could be the difference between life and death.  ...
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30
October
2017
From December 1st, women will no longer be advised to have pap tests every two years. Instead, new cervical cancer screening recommendations involve a new type of test, every five years. ...
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27
October
2017
The old saying ‘a dog is for life’ takes on a whole new meaning at Bupa Berry, with visiting pets drawing out plenty of life and emotion from residents. ...
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26
October
2017
Bupa welcomes the release of the Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes  to enhance care quality and protect older Australians. ...
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26
October
2017
mummatters is an online health tool for women to self-check their emotional wellbeing during pregnancy and after birth. You don’t need to be a Bupa member to use it. ...
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26
October
2017
We know carers can often feel overlooked. That’s why Bupa will be taking care of them as well as people with disabilities when we open Bupa Therapy in Melbourne. ...
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13
October
2017
Bupa answers some frequently asked questions to help you understand the private health insurance reforms, announced today by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt. ...
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12
October
2017
Bupa today welcomed the private health insurance reforms made by Minister for Health, The Honourable Greg Hunt, MP, and commended the government for taking action to improve affordability and accessibility for health insurance customers. ...
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06
October
2017
A 19-year-old with cerebral palsy is a professional video editor, despite having no control of his limbs. He left a crowd speechless at the 7th International Carers Conference when he edited a video live on stage… using his head. ...
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25
September
2017
New research highlights how stress, nutrition, relationships, chemicals, and bacteria can play a role in a baby’s development, even before it’s born. ...
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22
September
2017
One of the pioneering figures in Indigenous civil rights, Dr Evelyn Scott, passed away this week aged 81. Dr Scott was a resident in a Bupa Aged Care home.  ...
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15
September
2017
Senior clinicians are urging people not to jump to conclusions about the effects of caesarean births on children later in life, following claims made in a study by Melbourne University researchers. ...
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15
September
2017
Bupa welcomes Mr David Tune AO PSM’s independent report, Legislated Review of Aged Care 2017. We ask that reform to aged care is done in a bipartisan way. It's too important an issue to be politicised. ...
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14
September
2017
A lack of consistency in diagnosing autism spectrum disorder continues to frustrate worried families. In some cases a diagnosis can take years, delaying treatment and therapy. But it’s hoped new national guidelines could change that. ...
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12
September
2017
A musician has given a priceless gift to a 97-year-old woman who lives with dementia. Vivienne Groves’ reaction moved her family to tears when she was brought a cello hand crafted by her late father almost a hundred years ago. ...
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07
September
2017
In August we had a number of cases of influenza amongst both our residents and staff at our Bupa Eden aged care facility.  Sadly, two of our residents have died as a result of contracting the virus. ...
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01
September
2017
Former federal health ministers, top healthcare professionals and Bupa's senior leadership discuss what the future of Australia's health care system will look like. ...
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29
August
2017
Bupa's Managing Director of Health Insurance says it's time for the medical profession to get real about consumer feedback. ...
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28
August
2017
Dr Dwayne Crombie, Managing Director of Bupa's Health Insurance, responds to comments about private health insurance made by Australian Medical Association President Dr Michael Gannon at the National Press Club. ...
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21
August
2017
Figures showing a jump in private patients being treated in public hospital emergency rooms prompt the Federal Government to demand change. ...
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18
August
2017
Most people can lose weight, but why do some people keep it off while others can't? ...
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