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Southern Cross Hospitals moves into preventative care

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 10:11 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Hospitals Ltd has completed the purchase of a 50 per cent share in nationwide workplace health service provider MedPro Healthcare. The move is part of the business’ strategy to broaden its offering into illness prevention and early ... More >>

Free dental care for low income Kiwis

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 10:33 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Hundreds of low-income adults throughout the country will receive free dental care in mid-September, thanks to a joint campaign by Southern Cross Health Trust and New Zealand Dental Association. More >>

High-quality endoscopic care coming to Lower Hutt

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 9:01 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Hospitals Limited has joined forces with a group of specialists to build a new endoscopy unit in Lower Hutt to service the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa and Kapiti Coast. More >>

Choosing Wisely welcomes Southern Cross as new sponsor

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 8:31 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Choosing Wisely is pleased to announce a new partnership with Southern Cross Health Society as a sponsor of the global campaign’s New Zealand chapter; aimed at helping people make informed choices about their health care. More >>

Southern Cross Healthcare wins Quality Service Awards gold

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 5:24 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Healthcare Group has taken out a hat trick of golds at the Reader’s Digest annual Quality Service Awards this week. More >>

A winter walk could be just what the doctor ordered

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 3:26 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Winter is here and as the temperature drops it can be tempting to go into hibernation. But while the chilly days offer little motivation to get off the couch, keeping active is key to taking care of your health. More >>

Southern Cross’ new Cancer Assist gives Kiwis options

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 9:45 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross launches Cancer Assist to provide extra financial support after a cancer diagnosis More >>

More sleep for deprived New Zealanders Saturday night

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 9:50 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

With daylight saving time ending Saturday night, sleep-deprived New Zealanders can look forward to an extra hour of sleep. And for some of us, that could be just what the doctor ordered. More >>

Southern Cross Pet Insurance release top claims

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 12:11 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Any pet owner will attest to the fact that dogs will eat almost anything and cats make full use of their nine lives. Southern Cross Pet Insurance’s claims history is full of Labradors eating everything (including cockroach poison, electric hedge ... More >>

The high cost of an overseas medical emergency

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 3:47 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

New research from Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) has revealed that Kiwis are unaware of the astronomical costs that come with a medical emergency overseas. More >>

Southern Cross Health Society appoints new CEO

Friday, 2 December 2016, 1:31 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Healthcare Group today announced the appointment of a new CEO for its health insurance arm, Southern Cross Health Society. More >>

Private oncology clinic a first for Southern Cross network

Friday, 18 November 2016, 9:51 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Cancer patients in the southern Bay of Plenty now have the option of receiving treatment locally with the opening of a new private oncology clinic at Southern Cross Hospital Rotorua. More >>

Robotic technology to treat oral cancers

Friday, 18 November 2016, 9:49 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Robotic technology is giving Kiwis with oral cancers a better chance at beating the disease More >>

Revealed: What’s making us stressed

Monday, 3 October 2016, 9:22 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

A new survey has found that almost 60% of Kiwis are stressed at least once a week – with financial and work related issues stressing out younger Kiwis, while their older counterparts are more likely to be stressed out about health. More >>

Free dental care for low income Kiwis in August

Monday, 8 August 2016, 9:36 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Low income adults are eligible for free dental treatment from 8-14 August through Smile NZ – a joint initiative run by the Southern Cross Health Trust and New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA). More >>

What were they thinking? SCTI opens the lid on fake claims

Monday, 7 March 2016, 3:35 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Travellers tempted to try and cash in on their travel insurance policies may find themselves talking to the police instead of their insurer. SCTI investigate about 1,500 people a year who are trying to make fake claims. As well as internal claims ... More >>

Kiwis in denial about sweet tooth

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 10:58 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Kiwis are in denial about their sugar habit and quick to criticise others, according to research by Southern Cross Healthcare Group. More >>

Southern Cross Agm Results

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 11:14 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Agm Results Southern Cross Medical Care Society welcomed a new director, among other business, at their Annual General Meeting held in Ellerslie yesterday. Trustee and Director Carole Durbin retired from the board, making way for the appointment ... More >>

Southern Cross Cracks Down on Suspicious Claims

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 1:25 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

SOUTHERN CROSS CRACKS DOWN ON SUSPICIOUS CLAIMS Southern Cross Health Society is cracking down on suspicious claiming and poor billing practices with the introduction and promotion of a new 0800 number – 0800 420 055. Stefan Azzopardi, Head of Finance, ... More >>

Shocking sleep stats…

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 1:39 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

With daylight saving starting this weekend, already sleep-deprived New Zealanders are going to struggle when they lose an hour. More >>

 

 

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