News and Media Releases | Bupa (release)

2018
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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08
January
2018
Walter “Gordon” Brown has reached a milestone most will never reach, celebrating his 102nd birthday. But when he's behind the wheel of a car he says he feels 'about 40'. ...
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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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21
December
2017
Aged care residents across New Zealand got out their Christmas lights and decorating skills during an organisation-wide Christmas Decorating Competition. ...
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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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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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11
December
2017
It's not the big gestures that count the most, it's the everyday things we do with our families and loved ones that make the difference. ...
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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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01
December
2017
Bupa has again been recognised for its efforts to cater to people living with dementia. ...
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23
November
2017
Bupa reiterates its call for a collaborative approach to improving services in aged care homes as outlined in its submission to a Senate Inquiry in August. ...
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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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15
November
2017
When Australia’s biggest health reform since Medicare came alive, Bupa knew we could make a difference for people living with disabilities and their carers, writes Dieter Lehmann. ...
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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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14
November
2017
Aged care residents have had a ball competing at the 13th annual Kaumātua Olympics, in New Zealand. They donned their uniform with pride and danced the day away, and say they can't wait to do it all again. ...
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13
November
2017
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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13
November
2017
The chief medical officers of some of the world's biggest employers are urging people to change their attitude towards antibiotics as common treatments become less effective. ...
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