News and Media Releases - Bupa Australia and NZ | Bupa (blogs)

2019
10
October
2019
| 04:49 Australia/Melbourne
On World Mental Health Day, we explore how we’re working with Kids Helpline to support the mental health and wellbeing of the youngest members of our community, and how you can get involved or find support. ...
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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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30
July
2019
| 04:25 Australia/Melbourne
As Plastic Free July 'wraps' up, Bupa Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Advisor, Simon Dormer, discusses the important role corporations can play in the fight against plastic and shares how Bupa is working towards a healthier, more sustaina...
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12
July
2019
| 03:21 Australia/Melbourne
From ward rotations to getting involved with community projects, Dr. Evelyn Scott Scholarship recipient Keisha Nash is making the most of her time in medical school. ...
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03
July
2019
| 05:44 Australia/Melbourne
As a manager of one of Bupa’s Health Insurance stores, Lisa Reppin supports many Mt Gambier locals through the highs and lows of life. She reflects on the privilege of supporting customers through challenging times.  ...
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24
June
2019
| 08:31 Australia/Melbourne
A new online evidence hub is taking the guess work out of finding trusted information about obesity, writes Melina Georgousakis, Bupa Health Foundation. ...
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21
June
2019
| 06:57 Australia/Melbourne
When Big Issue vendors in Melbourne rolled up their sleeves to receive a free flu vaccination donated by Bupa, Natasha Rao, Wellness Services Coordinator, volunteered to help.  ...
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07
June
2019
| 08:47 Australia/Melbourne
Sami Yalavac, Bupa's Chief Information Officer, writes about the integral role IT departments play within a business and the need for them to fully immerse themselves within a company. “We are here to deliver the company’s purpose, not deliver the te...
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16
May
2019
| 07:14 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa's Pride Network Events Lead, Ray Pastoors, blogs about his experience growing up gay and discusses the movement at Bupa to make sure everyone knows they are welcome and embraced just the way they are. ...
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15
March
2019
| 05:16 Australia/Melbourne
A Melbourne PhD student living with cerebral palsy has made an impassioned plea to universities and ACER to help make medical school more accessible for people living with disabilities. ...
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2018
05
December
2018
| 06:45 Australia/Melbourne
Erin McLean, Wellness Manager at Bupa shares her experience this International Volunteer Day  (5 December 2018) about her team's visit to St Kilda Mums and their work helping to sort donated clothing. ...
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21
November
2018
| 04:08 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa Dentist, Dr Don Kelly has under gone pin hole gum recession training in USA under the direct supervision of Dr Chao, a certified practitioner who invented the procedure. ...
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13
November
2018
| 05:49 Australia/Melbourne
What is antibiotic resistance? Why is it a problem and how is it caused? Nirasha Parsotam, Pharmacist and Bupa’s Head of Healthcare System Strategy and Integration explains all of this and what you can do to help. ...
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24
October
2018
| 04:24 Australia/Melbourne
Jane Power, Chief Marketing and Customer Officer at Bupa is reminded each day how mental health, wellbeing and connection all go hand-in-hand. ...
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11
October
2018
| 07:50 Australia/Melbourne
Paul Zollinger-Read, Chief Medical Officer at Bupa, reminds us this World Mental Health Day that supporting good mental health is an everyday way of life. ...
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25
September
2018
| 04:13 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa CareerTracker intern Jayden Crozier, shares his experience interning at the United Nations for the 37th Human Rights Council in Geneva. ...
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21
September
2018
| 02:04 Australia/Melbourne
Accredited practicing dietitian, Rosalyn D’Angelo answers the most common question she gets asked as a dietitian at this time of the year - ‘how do I shed the winter weight?’ ...
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03
September
2018
| 23:00 Australia/Melbourne
The term ‘gut health’ has been thrown around a lot lately.  Why is your gut so important? Accredited practicing dietitian, Rosalyn D’Angelo explains what all the fuss is about. ...
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14
August
2018
| 02:15 Australia/Melbourne
Jacelyn Goh, Occupational Therapist at Bupa Therapy explains what it is an OT actually does and gives some insight into her personal journey as an OT. ...
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13
July
2018
| 16:00 Australia/Melbourne
Ever wondered how protein works and the benefits it provides our bodies after exercising? Nick Green, Sports Dietitian at Bupa provides some answers. ...
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11
July
2018
| 16:00 Australia/Melbourne
Caitlin Bennett, a Bupa intern, shares the story of her amazing great grandmother, Amelia this Naidoc week. ...
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09
July
2018
| 16:01 Australia/Melbourne
Haidee Allan, a Bupa intern, writes about social change and gender equality in Australia. At the start of Naidoc week, Haidee speaks to one of her role models, Dr Jackie Huggins about those who inspired her. ...
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22
June
2018
| 06:14 Australia/Melbourne
Australia is in the paradoxical position of collecting large amounts of high quality health data, but we don't use it as well as we could to improve community and individual health needs. 'Why not?' asks Annette Schmiede from the Bupa Health Foundati...
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18
June
2018
| 07:17 Australia/Melbourne
Dr Sally Woods, a general dentist in Wellington, New Zealand explains what made her want to become a dentist. ...
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08
June
2018
| 09:26 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa's recent Caring Week was a time for us to reflect on how we care for our people, residents, customers, communities and ourselves, writes Stephanie Carman, Bupa's Head of Change and Capability. ...
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2017
28
November
2017
| 23:45 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa's director of Brand and Customer Experience John Rizzo writes about the pressure every parent feels when it comes to spending precious time with family while balancing work and life commitments, as Bupa launches its Little Moments Matter campaig...
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15
November
2017
| 21:29 Australia/Melbourne
When Australia’s biggest health reform since Medicare came alive, we knew we could make a difference for people living with disabilities and their carers, writes Bupa's head of Corporate Affairs, Dieter Lehmann. ...
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13
November
2017
| 16:00 Australia/Melbourne
If we don’t act on the inappropriate use of antibiotics we might face a world without effective treatments to serious and deadly infections, writes Bupa's Dr Kate Haggar. ...
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15
September
2017
| 01:29 Australia/Melbourne
With many Baby Boomers entering retirement, Bupa’s Global Chief Nurse Jan Adams asks, is Australia ready? ...
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12
September
2017
| 01:32 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa Health Foundation's Executive Leader Annette Schmiede says we need national agreement on the direction of our future health system and finding solutions will require all of us to give some ground. ...
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