It’s Heart Week – 29th April to 4th May 2019

New studies show that more than two thirds of Australian adults- almost 13 million people or 69.1 percent – have at least three risk factors for heart disease – the nation’s biggest killer. Heart Week puts the spotlight on encouraging people to understand their risk factors for heart disease and take the right steps to

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

Parkinson’s is diagnosed in 3 Australian’s under the age of 40 every day. Parkinson’s is a progressive and degenerative neurological condition that affects a person’s ability to control their body’s movements. The condition progresses and affects everyone differently, and as such symptoms can vary from person to person. Resulting from the loss of cells in

Are you pregnant or planning a family? Join our Hatchling Program!

We are very excited to announce the launch of our Hatchling Support Program! Preparing to welcome a child into the world is the beginning of a new stage in your life – a stage which can bring joy, excitement and some challenges and adjustments too. With this in mind, we have created the Phoenix Health

It’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

The month of September isn’t just about celebrating Father’s Day, it is also Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and a timely reminder for a visit to the GP. Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in Australia with almost 20,000 diagnoses and close to 3,500 deaths each year. It is encouraged that all

Get to know THE GAP and avoid paying out of pocket expenses

Let’s face it, general day-to-day life can be expensive, and sometimes it feels like we’re drowning in bills with not a holiday in sight. Sound familiar? So don’t add to those bills unnecessarily by paying out of pocket medical expenses you could have avoided. What is “The Gap” When a healthcare provider or hospital charges

Tips For Supporting a Sick Friend or Relative

Do you have a sick friend or relative and you don’t know how to approach them? Do you feel awkward and scared of saying the wrong thing so you end up saying something stupid or you avoid them completely incase you do? Other people’s illness makes us nervous and we don’t know how to act. In

Do You Suffer Chronic Back Pain? Are You Covered?

  An unbelievable 1 in 6 Australians suffer from chronic back problems (*) ! This means that there are a whole lot of Australians in frequent, consistent pain every day of their lives. Chronic pain in any part of your body not only greatly impacts your quality of life, but also so many aspects of

Bigger isn’t always better…

Bigger isn’t always better… ….and that’s certainly the case when it comes to private health insurance. In fact a recent AMA Private Health Insurance Report Card published on March 17, shows that insurers with the highest average benefits were not-for-profit, community based and member-owned funds. The AMA’s Report Card adds to the mounting evidence that

A New Year, Better Health Insurance!

The start of a new year is always a great time to take a look at our lives and our goals and think about what we want to achieve during the year. A big part of our lives is our health, so why not have piece of mind that your health is in good hands