News and Media Releases | Bupa (coverage)

2018
04
December
2018
Surrounded by a racecourse in Morphettville, Adelaide, is a unique equestrian centre that's providing pony assisted therapy visits to residents at Bupa Aged Care, some of whom have special care needs and are living with dementia. Read all about it in...
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03
December
2018
If you stay 'belly down' on your surfboard, you will never be able to stand up and 'catch' the wave. Phyllis O'Donnell acknowledged the barrier as a woman to surfing in the 60s', and then set to work on breaking through the barrels and barriers by st...
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01
November
2018
Having a whale of a time took on a whole new meaning after residents from Bupa Aged Care in Eden went on a whale watching cruise. ...
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16
October
2018
Alex Mcdonald, Head of Content and Social, Bupa speaks to Today Tonight, Adelaide about the 2018 Bupa Blog Awards. ...
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23
August
2018
Nine News reports, the first robotic gait trainer in Australian is helping Bupa Therapy patient, Nicole Skermer walk again with her goal of getting back on her feet by Christmas. ...
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20
August
2018
TAFE student and carer at Bupa Aged Care Wodonga, Sara Ngalula is proof that dedication and the right attitude are key to success. ...
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24
July
2018
Meccano master, Garth Spurdle and Margaret Ryan, Bupa's Head of Dementia Services' share how the Bupa Model of Care helps residents use experiences from their past to bring back memories. ...
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10
July
2018
Bupa accredited practising dietitian Rosalyn D'Angelo spoke to Tom Elliott from 3AW about providing healthier food options for employees through healthier vending machines. ...
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09
July
2018
Health and care company Bupa is showcasing the breadth of services it offers New Zealanders in a new 15-week campaign. ...
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06
July
2018
The ABC reports: Surgeons are performing heart procedures, such as pacemaker implants, with the help of health technicians who are employed by the device manufacturers and have sales targets, industry insiders have claimed. ...
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14
June
2018
The Sunday Independent in Ireland featured Bupa group CEO Evelyn Bourke, who provided a fascinating insight into her background and spoke about what Brexit might mean for the company. ...
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04
May
2018
Residents at Bupa Rangeville Aged Care Home had 47 junior school boys from Toowoomba Grammar School come to sing and help celebrate resident, Audrey Holmes 89th birthday. ...
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26
March
2018
Doctors are charging patients up to 10 times more than the Medicare fees for hospital procedures, while others are charging secret gap fees, News Corp has reported.    ...
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27
February
2018
Bupa’s Head of Customer Value, Tim Strahan, explains how if you're a full time student aged between 21 and 25, you can remain on your parents’ Health Insurance cover at no extra cost. ...
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15
February
2018
Carers and staff at Bupa Morphettville in Adelaide put on a romantic fine-dining Valentine's Day experience for the five married couples living at the home, including one couple who've been married for 70 years. ...
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12
February
2018
The Dynavision D2 machine has helped Bupa Therapy patient, David Richardson, get back to work and hopefully soon return to driving. ...
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07
February
2018
Some very special pets are bringing love and laughter to residents at the Bupa Donvale aged care home. We were very proud to have the one of our wonderful volunteers, Jill Spencer, recognised in this Seven News report. ...
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07
February
2018
Bupa's Managing Director of Private Health Insurance, Dr Dwayne Crombie, writes in The Australian, "If private healthcare is going to be sustainable and an effective choice for Australians, then collectively we need to solve the complex challenges th...
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02
February
2018
As children head back to school around the country, Bupa and Kids Helpline have teamed up to deliver the Kids Helpline @ School Wellbeing program.  ...
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12
January
2018
In The Australian, Australia’s largest health fund wants the federal government to allow insurers to pay GPs for seeing their members, in what would represent a major departure from long-time separation of private and primary care. ...
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04
January
2018
Dr Dwayne Crombie, Managing Director of Bupa Health Insurance, spoke with Ten News to discuss why comparator websites should be more transparent about their commissions and the impact that has on premiums. ...
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2017
21
December
2017
A young girl with autism's life has been changed thanks to a donation by the Bupa Pet Insurance team to Assistance Dogs Australia. Nine News Gold Coast reported on the incredible impact Amigo the Autism Service dog is having on the Synnott family's l...
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19
December
2017
Seven News reports how carers at Bupa Croydon are using the Person First approach to help residents like Alf Terry live a meanful and happy life while living with dementia. ...
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18
December
2017
At least 1 in 10 people have their headphones up TOO LOUD. Are you one of them? Bupa audiologist Simon Davis spoke to 3AW what it does to your ears. ...
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17
November
2017
Knee arthroscopies are so popular in Perth that one of the city's top orthopedic surgeons advertises them on Facebook. In Sydney, health officials are trying to stamp them out. ...
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09
November
2017
The Australian writes, 'Health insurance giant Bupa has named former Labor minister Nicola Roxon as the new chairman of its Australian arm.' ...
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04
September
2017
Australians blame health insurers for rising costs in the health system, new consumer research reveals, but an industry expert argues specialists & hospitals are fuelling rocketing costs, leaving insurers to pick up the tab. ...
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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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22
July
2017
Bupa backs fair go as core insurance plank in attack on discrimination ...
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17
July
2017
In a letter to the ANZ Journal of Surgery, Dr Chris Dalton, the National Medical Director for Bupa ANZ asks why are so many knee arthroscopies still being performed? ...
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