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  • 9 October 2017

    Healthy Educators Program

    New program targets health of Brisbane educators

    Brisbane teachers are set to benefit from a new program targeting teachers’ health, with a focus on cancer prevention and healthy living.

    The Healthy Educators Program, developed by Cancer Council Queensland and TUH Health Fund, will see workshops held across the state to improve the health and wellbeing of educators.   

    The first workshop will be held in Brisbane on Tuesday, October 31 at Cancer Council Queensland (553 Gregory Terrace) from 3.30pm – 5.30pm.

  • 29 September 2017

    TUH is proud to be a White Ribbon Workplace

    TUH's commitment to responding to and assisting in the prevention of family/domestic violence has seen it achieve accreditation to become a White Ribbon Workplace.

    "The issue of men’s violence against women is something we see all too often in the news and in some cases experience in the home or at…

  • 2 August 2017

    Private hospitals–Less waiting, less stress, and more choice

    People purchase private health insurance to have more control over their health care, the choice about the services they use and choice of doctor.

    Private health insurance gives them shorter wait times, choice of the timing of appointments, better quality of care and security or "peace of mind".

    P…

  • 2 August 2017

    Five myths about hearing aids

    For many people with significant hearing loss, hearing aids offer tremendous benefits however, there is also much confusion about how they help and who should have them. Here are five common myths about hearing aids.

    Myth 1 – I have a hearing loss, therefore, I need a hearing aid

    Truth - Not neces…

  • 2 August 2017

    Tickets, passport, money—and your mobile phone!

    If you’re heading overseas there are a few essentials you just shouldn’t leave home without. As well as your travel insurance, your mobile phone can help to keep you out of trouble so you can relax and enjoy your trip.

    • Load your travel insurance details on your phone. Include emergency contact (f…
  • 2 August 2017

    Had an accident? Where do you stand?

    If you have an accident that requires a hospital stay, you’re covered from the date you join TUH. 

    In most cases, we’ll ask you to complete some forms to help us assess your claim correctly, and check if your treatment should be covered by another source such as Workcover, sports Insurance or thir…