News and Media Releases | Bupa (Australia)

2018
19
February
2018
A dedicated resident at a Bupa Aged Care home in Pottsville has used her knitting to help more than 120 patients at the Tweed Hospital, including young children.  ...
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14
February
2018
Six up-and-coming health researchers have received national recognition for their dedication to research which directly benefits the health of Australians. ...
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14
February
2018
Five couples living together at Bupa Morphettville aged care home share their secrets to a long and happy relationship this Valentine’s Day.  ...
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12
February
2018
In a Victorian first, high-tech equipment designed for elite athletes is being used to aid recovery and rehabilitation in people with conditions like stroke and other acquired brain injuries, at Bupa Therapy in West Melbourne. ...
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01
February
2018
A great-grandfather who lived through the Great Depression has celebrated his 100th birthday. Former footballer Reginald Causby shares tips for a long life and explains why he thinks Adelaide is the greatest city in the world. ...
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25
January
2018
Bupa today announced an average health insurance premium increase of 3.99 per cent in 2018, the lowest such increase in 16 years. Following today’s approval by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt, the change will take effect from 1 April 2018. ...
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22
January
2018
Kids Helpline is set to expand its in-school education program thanks to a new major partnership between yourtown - the provider of Kids Helpline - and health and care company Bupa Australia. ...
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18
January
2018
The extreme heat in South Australia means the Bupa Challenge at the Tour Down Under has to be cancelled. ...
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18
January
2018
With more hot weather on the way forecast, here's how to look after yourself, families, neighbours and pets. ...
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03
January
2018
Dr Dwayne Crombie, Managing Director of Bupa Health Insurance, discusses why comparator websites should be more transparent about their commissions and the impact that has on premiums. ...
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02
January
2018
A Victorian aged care home has begun holding daily dance sessions, as a way of boosting the health and happiness of residents and staff. ...
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2017
31
December
2017
Text messages will soon be sent out to participating dads as part of a new pilot mental health program. It’s hoped SMS4dadsSA, will help fathers through the early days of parenthood, and to better bond with their babies.  ...
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29
December
2017
A new website launched by LifeCircle and Bupa is breaking the silence around what it's like to care for a loved one who is dying. Time to Share is place where carers discuss the highs and lows of their experiences and share information and advice. ...
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27
December
2017
Cricket Australia sports psychologist Dr Michael Lloyd shares a few strategies for how to develop mental strength and resilience. ...
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23
December
2017
According to Nutrition Australia, the average Australian puts on between 0.8 - 1.5kgs over the Christmas period, and has trouble losing it, but Bupa Dietitian Rosalyn D'Angelo has a few tricks up her sleeve to 'beat the bulge' this Christmas.  ...
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15
December
2017
An Autism Service Dog whose training was sponsored by the Bupa Pet Insurance team has transformed the life of a young Tweed Heads family. They say the difference labrador Amigo has made is extraordinary. ...
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13
December
2017
Many women who live with endometriosis suffer in silence but it’s hoped a new National Action Plan, including $160,000 for endometriosis research, could make a big difference.  ...
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11
December
2017
Many dog owners will tell you how much joy their fury family members bring to their lives, but can they also help extend a person's life expectancy? Recent studies suggest that in some circumstances, they can. ...
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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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