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Southern Cross Celebrates Superstar Team On International Nurses’ Day

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 5:35 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

This International Nurses’ Day, Southern Cross Healthcare (Southern Cross) acknowledges the incredible contribution its nursing team makes throughout Aotearoa. Carey Campbell, Director of Nursing Southern Cross said: “Every Southern Cross nurse steps up to ... More >>

Southern Cross Healthcare Appoints Chris White Into Permanent CEO Role

Friday, 1 April 2022, 2:22 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Healthcare has announced that interim CEO Chris White will take up the role permanently, effective immediately. <img src="" width="720" height="521"> Chris White Since taking on ... More >>

Southern Cross Healthcare Interim CEO Comments On Vaccination Status Required In Its Healthcare Facilities

Friday, 26 November 2021, 10:52 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Healthcare strongly believes that all New Zealanders are entitled to access healthcare services when they need them. We will not use a patient’s unvaccinated status as a reason to deny them access to our healthcare facilities. ... More >>

Southern Cross Healthcare appoints new CEO

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 3:22 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Healthcare has announced that longstanding CEO Terry Moore will retire and hand the reins to Chief Operating Officer Chris White, who will become Interim CEO from 1 October this year. More >>

Southern Cross Healthcare Taps Havas NZ To Unveil Rebrand

Monday, 10 May 2021, 11:15 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Healthcare has partnered with Havas NZ to deliver the first creative campaign under its new name, launching the organisation’s rebrand from Southern Cross Hospitals. As New Zealand’s largest independent private healthcare network, ... More >>

Human touch meets AI on health insurance frontline

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 11:57 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Health Society today launched an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered digital assistant, operated by UneeQ’s Intelligent Digital Human Platform, to empower Kiwis to make the best decisions when it comes to their health insurance. More >>

Most expensive health insurance claims

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 11:12 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Figures released today by New Zealand’s largest health insurer, reveal that knee and hip replacements top the list of recent claims for surgical procedures made by Kiwis, with a combined value of $ 94.7 million paid out by Southern Cross Health ... More >>

Dr Lester Levy appointed in new role as strategic advisor

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 2:02 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Health Society has created a new role to help it meet the future needs of members, appointing health sector leader Dr Lester Levy into the position. More >>

Southern Cross Rehabilitation invests in Active+

Monday, 25 March 2019, 11:11 am | Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Cross Rehabilitation, a subsidiary of Southern Cross Hospitals, has acquired a stake in North Island health business Active+. More >>

Some of 2018’s unusual travel insurance claims

Monday, 10 December 2018, 8:19 pm | Southern Cross Healthcare

An encounter with a bat and a monkey eating sunglasses are among some of the stranger claims Southern Cross Travel Insurance has received in the past year. More >>

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 >>