News and Media Releases | Bupa (health)

2018
18
May
2018
Does acupuncture increase the likelihood of a live birth in women undergoing IVF? No, says a new study. ...
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17
May
2018
Changing the way funding is delivered could lead to more innovation in New Zealand's aged care sector and create more individualised care, according to new research. ...
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08
May
2018
Aged care gets big boost in a budget also recognising Australians are living longer and want to stay healthy. ...
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07
May
2018
Exercise is one of the best medicines for cancer care & should be part of standard practice to counteract the effects of cancer & its treatment, says Australia’s leading oncology body. ...
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05
April
2018
Consumers are being left in the dark by hospitals and specialists when it comes to out-of-pocket costs, according to a report by a prominent consumer group. ...
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03
April
2018
A Kids Helpline report shows more tweens are reaching out for help on major issues including anxiety, online addiction, self-harm, eating disorders and thoughts of suicide. ...
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29
March
2018
Deakin University researchers say according to their recent study, only 7 per cent of Australians are considered ‘healthy’, based on their health behaviour score. Find out if you’re one of them. ...
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26
March
2018
While the majority of doctors are doing the right thing, patients should be told when a doctor's fee will be higher than usual and they need to be able to know why. ...
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17
March
2018
Dr Amanda McCullough, Bond University Research Fellow, was announced as the recipient of the Emerging Health Researcher Award for 2017, at an awards breakfast in Sydney on Friday 16 March, 2018. ...
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15
March
2018
An inspirational 33-year-old stroke survivor is attempting to walk around the entire country on a ‘Stroll 4 Stroke’ to raise money for medical research and help teach people about the early stroke warning signs. ...
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07
March
2018
Bupa has reassured health insurance customers they will still be able to use the Medical Gap Scheme in public hospitals under the new changes, if they pre-book their treatment as a private patient at least two working days before admission.  ...
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05
March
2018
There has been a lot of discussion about changes Bupa has announced to the ‘Medical Gap Scheme’, with many of our customers asking what it means for their cover. Here are answers to some of the most common questions. ...
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05
March
2018
The scaremongering around ‘managed care’ could not be further from the truth.  ...
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02
March
2018
This year Bupa has decided to follow the practice of many other large private health insurers and removed payment for what is called ‘minimum benefits’. ...
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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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22
February
2018
Improving the health system and cutting unnecessary expenses is better than finger pointing for rising costs, says Dr Dwayne Crombie, Bupa Australia’s Managing Director of Health Insurance. ...
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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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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
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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2017
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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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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17
December
2017
Bupa, Australia’s largest health and care group, has announced an innovative pilot that will see new parents receive no out of pocket costs directly related to midwifery and obstetrician fees.  ...
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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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12
December
2017
Almost 40% of cancer deaths could have been prevented by changes to a person's lifestyle according to analysis of cancer mortality statistics. ...
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01
December
2017
With heavy rains and flooding predicted in Victoria and south-eastern Australia, here a few things you can do to take care. ...
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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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