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

2019
16
August
2019
| 14:39 Australia/Melbourne
We take a look at some of the greatest lessons we've learnt from one of Australia’s favourite football sons, Jarryd Roughead. He's announced his retirement after 15 years with the Hawthorn Football Club. ...
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16
August
2019
| 14:39 Australia/Melbourne
AFL legend Peter Hudson takes a trip down memory lane, offering some words of wisdom for retiring Hawks player Jarryd Roughead. He says the skills he learnt on the field were invaluable for helping to shape a successful business career: from hotel ow...
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13
August
2019
| 07:38 Australia/Melbourne
A report released by the Australia’s Health 2040 taskforce delivers a case for reforms to ensure health system sustainability and improved quality of life for all Australians. ...
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13
August
2019
| 03:59 Australia/Melbourne
Mental illness is on the rise for young Australians according to a new report, and Bupa Mental Health and Wellbeing Innovator Professor Jane Burns says that if we want to improve the nation's mental health, it’s time to think beyond awareness campaig...
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06
August
2019
| 02:23 Australia/Melbourne
A determined 95 year old golfer from NSW has had a remarkable return to the green after breaking his leg on four separate occasions. He says it wouldn't have been possible without regular physio and a caring team at Bupa Aged Care. ...
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02
August
2019
| 07:46 Australia/Melbourne
People with a disability can spend much of their life overcoming barriers, but Marwa's job with Bupa is helping to shift perceptions of what can be achieved. ...
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30
July
2019
| 04:52 Australia/Melbourne
Feeling tired? A new study has found almost a third of Australians get only one good night’s sleep a week and health professionals warn the consequences could be life threatening. ...
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22
July
2019
| 03:35 Australia/Melbourne
With the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping on the rise, health authorities warn people not to be fooled into thinking they're a "healthy" alternative. ...
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22
July
2019
| 01:21 Australia/Melbourne
A Bupa physiotherapist has warned mobile phone addiction could be causing people lasting damage, and explains how poor tech posture can be like having an 8 year old child sitting on your neck.  ...
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19
July
2019
| 07:56 Australia/Melbourne
A mental health expert has praised Instagram’s decision to trial the removal of the tally of ‘likes’ on posts, following a major shake up to the way users engage on the platform. ...
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19
July
2019
| 05:19 Australia/Melbourne
Gerald Marion has been appointed Bupa Australia and New Zealand’s Chief Customer and Strategy Officer. ...
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12
July
2019
| 00:00 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa has officially commenced operations under the Australian Defence Force Health Services contract following a 6 month handover. ...
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11
July
2019
| 07:32 Australia/Melbourne
A catchy new song written by kids, for kids, is bringing a life-saving message to Aboriginal communities at risk of rheumatic heart disease. ...
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03
July
2019
| 00:45 Australia/Melbourne
As Australia’s flu season gets off to a deadly start, Big Issue vendors around the country have rolled up their sleeves to receive a free flu vaccination donated by Bupa. One of them, Mark, shares his story. ...
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24
June
2019
| 03:28 Australia/Melbourne
Australia is becoming a nation reliant on spare parts and tune ups for our bodies with health insurer Bupa revealing knee and hip replacements were the most expensive claim items in 2018. ...
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17
June
2019
| 09:49 Australia/Melbourne
A new online community helping people over 55 make friends is exploding in popularity, thanks to a mother and son who were concerned about the loneliness epidemic. They’ve also created a new app to help people let their loved ones know they’re OK.  ...
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12
June
2019
| 10:18 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa today announced that Bryan Mogridge ONZM has been appointed as Chairman of Bupa Australia and New Zealand following the resignation of the Honourable Nicola Roxon. ...
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11
June
2019
| 07:25 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa has apologised to customers and arranged refunds after a direct debit fault resulted in some people being double charged for their health insurance premiums.  ...
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03
June
2019
| 10:55 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa's Managing Director Dr Dwayne Crombie has weighed in on a new independent report highlighting the urgent need for change within Australia's health system. ...
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03
June
2019
| 05:22 Australia/Melbourne
These days 96 year old former pilot Frank Dell can be found soaring through the hallways of Bupa Aged Care in St Ives. But in the past, he was just as familiar with flying high over Germany in World War II as he was with carrying Royals. ...
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31
May
2019
| 07:55 Australia/Melbourne
For National Reconciliation Week, we asked members of our reconciliation working group to reflect on the theme 'grounded in truth, walk together with courage'.  Listen to Stacey Beckers, Caitlin Bennett and Majella Casson discuss what reconciliati...
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30
May
2019
| 01:40 Australia/Melbourne
A new player is helping to answer Australia’s most ‘googled’ health queries, with Bupa launching Health Link. The website has been designed to provide people with the health information they’re looking for and connect them to tools, services and supp...
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28
May
2019
| 08:58 Australia/Melbourne
Children and elderly people are forging meaningful relationships at Bupa Aged Care Ashfield through an intergenerational playgroup, making senior residents feel young again. WATCH ...
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27
May
2019
| 06:23 Australia/Melbourne
From high-powered executives to frontline health professionals and construction workers, there’s one sweet incentive getting Australian workers prepared for flu season - lollipops. But, it appears not all flavours are considered equal. ...
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24
May
2019
| 04:15 Australia/Melbourne
Health insurer Bupa has used National Palliative Care Week to encourage innovation and partnerships across the health sector, to help give choice and information to people facing palliative care. ...
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21
May
2019
| 01:59 Australia/Melbourne
With the federal election result settled, health insurers say they’re focussed on providing value for members and keeping costs down.  ...
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17
May
2019
| 04:32 Australia/Melbourne
Health insurer Bupa today revealed customers had saved more than $18 million in out-of-pocket dental costs in the six months since it launched a new gap free dental scheme, Members First Platinum. ...
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17
May
2019
| 02:41 Australia/Melbourne
At a time when almost half of all LGBTIQ+ people feel the need to hide their sexual identity at work, read how Bupa’s Pride Network and Pride Champions are turning that around. ...
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14
May
2019
| 05:58 Australia/Melbourne
Housing stability in the first 1000 days of a child’s development has a potential economic benefit of $3 billion annually, according to new research from PwC and the Strong Foundation. ...
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02
May
2019
| 03:55 Australia/Melbourne
Twin sisters Concie Marshall & Leila Moag have made it to their 100th birthdays side by side, both still sharp, witty and surrounded by love. They share their secret to longevity, and it’s not something you would ever guess. ...
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