Dr Tim Ross

Dr Tim Ross

National Medical Director and GP

Dr Tim Ross is a National Medical Director of Bupa Australia and practising GP. Working at Bupa he loves empowering people to understand and take control of their health, as well as maintaining a special relationship with his patients as a GP. In his spare time, he is always planning his next trip as a travel junkie, while trying to stay fit in his middle age by taking on triathlons and keeping up with an active family.
14 articles

Families

Healthier


Articles by Dr

girl using her phone in bed Healthier

How screen time affects our sleep

How life has changed in recent years. Love it or loathe it our lives seem to be ruled by the bright lights of our digital world.

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 01 Jul 16 Wellness
woman wearing eye mask in bed Healthier

Your sleep questions answered

Struggling to get to sleep? Bupa's National Medical Director and GP Dr Tim Ross answers some common sleep questions.

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 01 Jul 16 Wellness
woman on phone wearing blue light glasses Healthier

How to minimise your exposure to blue light

Exposure to blue light during the day is a good thing. This natural short wave light keeps us awake, energised and can boost our mood. But blue light… read more

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 29 Jun 16 Wellness
A little girl is lying in bed looking sick and sad. Families

Five common childhood viruses

Dr Tim Ross talks about five common childhood viruses and why getting sick can be good for your child’s immune system.

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 22 Jun 16 Raising children
immune boosting lemon, cinnamon drink to help avoid a cold Healthier

How to avoid a cold: 5 immune boosting tips

Everyone wants to know how to avoid a cold or the flu. If we take good care of ourselves through the cooler months we have a better chance of warding… read more

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 08 Jun 16 Wellness
Woman in bed with the flu Healthier

Tips for treating a cold or flu

It’s that time of year again and it can seem like everyone is battling with a cold or flu. 

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 07 Jun 16 Wellness
Lady being given flu needle Healthier

Why get the flu shot?

The flu is not just a bad cold. Influenza is a highly contagious and potentially life threatening viral infection, that’s spread through coughing and… read more

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 07 Jun 16 Wellness
Sad looking mother holding baby Families

Postnatal depression: how and where to get help

There is a lot of help out there for those dealing with postnatal depression, but there’s no one size fits all approach. Treatment should be focused… read more

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 11 May 16 Raising children
Pregnant woman talking to Dr Families

Prenatal depression: How and where to get help

Experiencing depression while you’re pregnant can be a very lonely feeling, but there is help available. Whether it’s opening up to your partner,… read more

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 11 May 16 Pregnancy
new mother looking overwhelmed Families

Baby blues or something more serious?

Many women experience the baby blues a few days after giving birth, but how do you know if it’s something more serious? 

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 11 May 16 Parental health
mother holding newborn in bed Families

Signs of Perinatal depression

Perinatal depression can occur anytime from pregnancy through to when the baby is a year old.

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 11 May 16 Parental health
overwhelmed pregnant lady Families

Signs of Prenatal depression

While often pregnancy is thought to be an exciting time, everyone’s experience is different. It’s normal for women to experience fluctuations in… read more

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 11 May 16 Pregnancy
mother with crying baby Families

What is perinatal depression?

We hear a lot of about depression after childbirth, but both men and women can experience problems before the baby is born as well.

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 11 May 16 Parental health
pregnant woman holding tummy Families

What is prenatal depression?

Prenatal depression, also known as antenatal depression is a clinical condition experienced by about 1 in 10 pregnant women in Australia. 

Dr Tim Ross
Dr Tim Ross 11 May 16 Pregnancy

Follow us on