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Cost Of Living Takes Toll On New Zealanders’ Wellbeing

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 9:22 am | Southern Cross

New research highlights wider effects of budgetary pressures The current economic uncertainty is affecting more than New Zealanders’ pockets, according to the latest Southern Cross Healthy Futures Report , with the cost of living crisis directly impacting ... More >>

Keeping The Border Closed On The Great Resignation

Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 9:12 am | Southern Cross

Southern Cross survey reveals what could lie ahead for New Zealand business leaders While the Great Resignation is sweeping the world as the global workforce enters a third year of pandemic-related disruptions, new research conducted by Southern ... More >>

Southern Cross Supports Members With Free Mental Wellbeing And Telehealth

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 7:53 am | Southern Cross

Southern Cross Health Insurance (Southern Cross) is offering its members online GP consultations, and access to counselling or wellbeing coaching, completely free of charge, for the next four months. The offer of telehealth and mental wellbeing ... More >>

Southern Cross CLT Hospital On Schedule To Open By End Of Year

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 3:00 pm | Southern Cross

The new independent hospital for the Central Lakes region is on track to open before the end of this year. Providing an update on progress today, Terry Moore the Chair of the Southern Cross CLT Limited joint venture, said that despite the challenges ... More >>

Bad Backs The Cause Of Most Expensive Health Insurance Claims

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 4:07 pm | Southern Cross

Surgery for bad backs has topped the list of most expensive surgical claims funded by Southern Cross Health Insurance (Southern Cross) in the year to 30 June 2021, with the highest individual claim coming to $222,000. Eight of the top 10 most expensive ... More >>

Southern Cross Hits 13-year Membership High

Friday, 26 February 2021, 4:53 pm | Southern Cross

Membership of New Zealand’s largest health insurer is at its highest in more than a decade. Southern Cross Health Society’s membership grew to 881,345 New Zealanders on 31 January 2021, up 6,000 from January 2020. The number, not seen by the insurer ... More >>

Do Pets Hold The Secret To A Life Of Less Stress?

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 9:23 am | Southern Cross

In a year where many Kiwis have reported feelings of stress and anxiety, research has revealed that pet owners may have found it easier to navigate life’s challenges and improve their mental wellbeing thanks to the company of their four-legged friends. ... More >>

Demand Surges For Kids’ Mind Health Programme

Friday, 27 November 2020, 10:58 am | Southern Cross

Demand for a programme aimed at equipping school children with tools to navigate life’s ups and downs has more than doubled in the past three months. Interest in Pause Breathe Smile with Southern Cross has increased significantly since September, ... More >>

Southern Cross Health Society Group Posts Surplus After Returning $50m To Members

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 12:21 pm | Southern Cross

Southern Cross Health Society Group has today released its annual financial results, posting a surplus of $32.4 million for the year ended 30 June 2020. The announcement follows Southern Cross Health Society’s pledge during the Level Four lockdown in ... More >>

National Health And Wellbeing Study: Is New Zealand Headed For A Healthy Future?

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 6:19 am | Southern Cross

Southern Cross research puts NZ’s health and wellbeing under the microscope Mental health, cost of living, suicide rates and violence are among the biggest issues keeping Kiwis awake at night, a national health and wellbeing study has found. These are ... More >>

Southern Cross Pledges $50m To Members And Business Customers

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 3:29 pm | Southern Cross

Southern Cross Health Society has pledged to return $50m to its members and business customers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The initiative is designed to assist the health insurer’s 880,000 members and 4000-plus business customers during ... More >>

Funding boost for charity supporting women working in health

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 4:04 pm | Southern Cross

A charity that supports women working in medicine and health through a national mentoring network will expand its reach thanks to funding from the charitable arm of Southern Cross. Wāhine Connect, a registered charity established by Dr Juliet Rumball-Smith ... More >>

Southern Cross Cables Limited selects new CEO

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 11:14 am | Southern Cross

Southern Cross Cables Limited announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Laurie Miller as Southern Cross’ new President and Chief Executive Officer. Miller will assume the new role on March 1, 2019, leading Southern Cross into the start ... More >>

Southern Cross Travel Insurance reveals most expensive claim

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 12:36 pm | Southern Cross

Kiwi travellers don’t need to be heading on an intrepid journey to land themselves in a foreign hospital with a massive bill – it could happen from something as simple as falling down stairs. More >>

Southern Cross Travel Insurance strengthens executive team

Monday, 19 February 2018, 2:40 pm | Southern Cross

Eight months into his role Southern Cross Travel Insurance’s Chief Executive Chris White has wasted no time implementing a fresh new approach for the business. He has started with three senior appointments to support the company’s vision for growth ... More >>

Southern Cross Medical Care Society welcomes new CEO

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 5:02 pm | Southern Cross

Southern Cross Medical Care Society held its AGM yesterday, where it affirmed its commitment to quality and affordability for its members. More >>

Southern Cross Wins Gold in Quality Service Awards

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 9:38 am | Southern Cross

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

Switch Phones Off for a Better Break These School Holidays

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:34 am | Southern Cross

These days we rely on our smart phones to keep us connected to the world, but research from Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) suggests the devices may be doing just the opposite. More >>

CopWatch : Hassled by police? Know your rights

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 2:02 pm | Southern Cross

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New survey results reveal health of kiwi workers, workplaces

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 8:38 am | Southern Cross

New Zealand lost around 6.6 million working days at a cost of $1.51 billion in 2016 More >>