News and Media Releases | Bupa (release)
2017
20
October
2017
A survey of Australian workers by health and care company Bupa has revealed a mixed scorecard when it comes to handling mental health in the workplace. ...
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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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11
October
2017
A very special chef who loves to sing is helping to brighten the lives of residents at a Wellington care home. Jerson Lat has been awarded for his beautiful and delicious culinary creations, at the 2017 Global Bupa Awards. ...
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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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06
October
2017
Bupa Aged Care Australia's Chief Nurse, Maureen Berry, responds to union commentary and industrial action in our Victorian aged care homes. ...
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05
October
2017
Up to 12 percent of depression cases can be prevented by exercise according to the results of a major study published this week. ...
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02
October
2017
As cost of living pressures mount, Bupa has revealed that the average customer could be almost $600* a year better off simply by being more selective about where they go for dental, physiotherapy and chiropractic treatments. ...
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28
September
2017
Pre-schoolers from a Rotorua centre are lighting up the lives of residents from a local care home, and in turn learning about empathy, ageing and dementia. ...
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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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21
September
2017
Very high pollen readings in Victoria ahead of possible stormy weather have sparked concerns about the potential for another ‘thunderstorm asthma’ event. Bupa is urging people to have their asthma plans ready. ...
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21
September
2017
Māori Language Week is a time for all New Zealanders to celebrate te reo Māori and encouraging the use of more Māori phrases in everyday life. See how Bupa NZ took part. ...
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20
September
2017
With their witty words and faithful followers, a record number of Australia’s best bloggers have put their hat in the ring for the 2017 Bupa Blog awards. The finalists have just been announced.  ...
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20
September
2017
A great grandfather living with dementia is brightening the lives of residents at a Bupa Aged Care home with his daily mail rounds. ...
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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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05
September
2017
With September being World Alzheimer’s Month, Bupa’s Head of Dementia Services, Marg Ryan, shares the top five things people living with Alzheimer’s have asked for over the years. ...
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05
September
2017
A passionate Rotorua caregiver is helping to create a dementia-friendly New Zealand through poetry. ...
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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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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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25
August
2017
Listening to what our customers want is the best way to cut through the noise in private health insurance, says Justin James, Director, Customer Growth, Bupa Australia & New Zealand. ...
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24
August
2017
When diagnostic technology pairs with professional healthcare expertise, we could make a big difference to people’s health, says Dr Paul Bates, Chief Medical Officer, Bupa Australia & New Zealand. ...
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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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17
August
2017
Melbourne researchers have made a breakthrough in the search for a cure for peanut allergies with a new potential treatment found to have long lasting results. ...
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16
August
2017
Workplace stress is driving Australians online to find answers on how to get a better work-life balance. ...
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14
August
2017
Bupa Australia and New Zealand chief, Richard Bowden, says Australia must try and avoid what's happened to aged care funding in the UK. ...
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