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2019
12
November
2019
| 02:06 Australia/Melbourne
Updated Tuesday 12 November, 12pm AEST Information relating to the NSW and QLD bushfires and Bupa's Care Homes.   ...
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22
October
2019
| 07:33 Australia/Melbourne
Supported by the Bupa Health Foundation, the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre will lead a youth-focused technology-driven health services research project, entitled Best Care, First Time. ...
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15
October
2019
| 02:24 Australia/Melbourne
A world first study involving 12,204 participants from 175 countries has found that international students may be at a higher risk of developing a mental illness before they come to Australia to study. A new report from Bupa makes six key recommendat...
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12
September
2019
| 01:07 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa Australia and New Zealand CEO Hisham El-Ansary responds to questions about past issues in Bupa’s aged care homes. Watch the video. ...
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12
September
2019
| 01:05 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa’s Managing Director of Aged Care, Suzanne Dvorak, responds to questions about Bupa’s aged care business. ...
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10
September
2019
| 07:32 Australia/Melbourne
Two seniors who had a chance encounter at a Bupa Health Insurance store have had a fairy-tale ending. When Peter Gale noticed the lady in front of him in the queue was vision impaired, he offered his assistance. The rest, as they say, is history. ...
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10
September
2019
| 02:44 Australia/Melbourne
In honour of R U OK day, Bupa’s Psychological Health and Safety Specialist, Emily Meates, discusses the role workplaces play when it comes to a person’s mental health. Here you’ll find some practical ways leaders and businesses can help create a more...
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02
September
2019
| 03:57 Australia/Melbourne
A message from Suzanne Dvorak, Managing Director, Bupa Villages and Aged Care. ...
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29
August
2019
| 00:19 Australia/Melbourne
Men’s health researcher Dr Myles Young has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Bupa Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher for his work to improve the mental and physical health of men. ...
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28
August
2019
| 02:38 Australia/Melbourne
Australia's Rugby Sevens team and Dave Sharma MP showed Bupa Aged Care residents in Queens Park how to develop the versatility of a Rugby Sevens player without leaving their seat. ...
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26
August
2019
| 03:50 Australia/Melbourne
Melbourne Vixens netballers have revealed one of their secrets to success – a carefully curated playlist. They say the right music can have a powerful impact on energy, motivation, anxiety and performance, and researchers agree. Find the Vixens’ favo...
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26
August
2019
| 02:43 Australia/Melbourne
Five early-career health researchers have been named finalists for Bupa Health Foundation’s annual Emerging Health Researcher Award for 2019. ...
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16
August
2019
| 14:39 Australia/Melbourne
We take a look at some of the greatest lessons we've learnt from one of Australia’s favourite football sons, Jarryd Roughead. He's announced his retirement after 15 years with the Hawthorn Football Club. ...
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16
August
2019
| 14:39 Australia/Melbourne
AFL legend Peter Hudson takes a trip down memory lane, offering some words of wisdom for retiring Hawks player Jarryd Roughead. He says the skills he learnt on the field were invaluable for helping to shape a successful business career: from hotel ow...
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13
August
2019
| 07:38 Australia/Melbourne
A report released by the Australia’s Health 2040 taskforce delivers a case for reforms to ensure health system sustainability and improved quality of life for all Australians. ...
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13
August
2019
| 03:59 Australia/Melbourne
Mental illness is on the rise for young Australians according to a new report, and Bupa Mental Health and Wellbeing Innovator Professor Jane Burns says that if we want to improve the nation's mental health, it’s time to think beyond awareness campaig...
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06
August
2019
| 02:23 Australia/Melbourne
A determined 95 year old golfer from NSW has had a remarkable return to the green after breaking his leg on four separate occasions. He says it wouldn't have been possible without regular physio and a caring team at Bupa Aged Care. ...
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02
August
2019
| 07:46 Australia/Melbourne
People with a disability can spend much of their life overcoming barriers, but Marwa's job with Bupa is helping to shift perceptions of what can be achieved. ...
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30
July
2019
| 04:52 Australia/Melbourne
Feeling tired? A new study has found almost a third of Australians get only one good night’s sleep a week and health professionals warn the consequences could be life threatening. ...
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22
July
2019
| 03:35 Australia/Melbourne
With the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping on the rise, health authorities warn people not to be fooled into thinking they're a "healthy" alternative. ...
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22
July
2019
| 01:21 Australia/Melbourne
A Bupa physiotherapist has warned mobile phone addiction could be causing people lasting damage, and explains how poor tech posture can be like having an 8 year old child sitting on your neck.  ...
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19
July
2019
| 07:56 Australia/Melbourne
A mental health expert has praised Instagram’s decision to trial the removal of the tally of ‘likes’ on posts, following a major shake up to the way users engage on the platform. ...
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19
July
2019
| 05:19 Australia/Melbourne
Gerald Marion has been appointed Bupa Australia and New Zealand’s Chief Customer and Strategy Officer. ...
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12
July
2019
| 00:00 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa has officially commenced operations under the Australian Defence Force Health Services contract following a 6 month handover. ...
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11
July
2019
| 07:32 Australia/Melbourne
A catchy new song written by kids, for kids, is bringing a life-saving message to Aboriginal communities at risk of rheumatic heart disease. ...
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03
July
2019
| 00:45 Australia/Melbourne
As Australia’s flu season gets off to a deadly start, Big Issue vendors around the country have rolled up their sleeves to receive a free flu vaccination donated by Bupa. One of them, Mark, shares his story. ...
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24
June
2019
| 03:28 Australia/Melbourne
Australia is becoming a nation reliant on spare parts and tune ups for our bodies with health insurer Bupa revealing knee and hip replacements were the most expensive claim items in 2018. ...
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17
June
2019
| 09:49 Australia/Melbourne
A new online community helping people over 55 make friends is exploding in popularity, thanks to a mother and son who were concerned about the loneliness epidemic. They’ve also created a new app to help people let their loved ones know they’re OK.  ...
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12
June
2019
| 10:18 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa today announced that Bryan Mogridge ONZM has been appointed as Chairman of Bupa Australia and New Zealand following the resignation of the Honourable Nicola Roxon. ...
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11
June
2019
| 07:25 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa has apologised to customers and arranged refunds after a direct debit fault resulted in some people being double charged for their health insurance premiums.  ...
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