Buyer beware

Ask questions before you buy  The Team VIVA! ladies love to bag a bargain (shoes seem to be a common weakness) and we pride ourselves on spotting a sale a mile away! Needless to say, we were surprised to learn  that nearly two-thirds (38 per cent) of generic medicines are actually no cheaper than their…

Future of NSW residents’ health under threat

Team VIVA! were shocked to hear about the NSW Government’s plans to sell off sections of the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) campus. VIVA! HQ is located in Chatswood, making RNSH our local hospital, should anything dire ever happen (touch wood). The idea that significant parcels of land are earmarked for sale has both shocked…

VIVA!’s mission

Team VIVA! never rests! In our few moments of downtime we’ve updated our mission: We are passionate, professional and independent health and wellness communication specialists working in a dynamic and vibrant team environment, who thrive on delivering strategic, creative and award-winning counsel.

Clinching the Nowra title

With the launch of the “I Support Women in Sport” campaign, we thought it would be fitting to promote VIVA!’s very own woman in sport, Tara Prowse, and her latest win on the Triathlon NSW Pro Tour circuit. Tara amazes us every day with her dedication to Triathlons, getting up before the sun to either…

2011 New Year resolutions for team VIVA!

We at VIVA! are determined to keep our new year resolutions and are enlisting you all to keep us on the straight and narrow. The aim of the game is to make our resolutions public and provide a few updates on our progress throughout the year in the hope that we will stick to our…

Team VIVA! off to a flying start

Fingers are noisily tapping at keys, the whiteboard is swamped in ideas and to-dos and the phones are running hot.  Team VIVA! is back and ready to make its mark on 2011! After swapping holiday stories and sharing New Year resolutions (more on that later), we’re now officially in work mode.  2010 was a great…

My VIVA! experience

Written by Lauren Davie   My month as an intern at VIVA! Communications opened my eyes to the fast paced world and hard work of healthcare public relations. I tackled a national media launch with the VIVA! team, drafting media materials, researching key contacts, assisting with event management and helping to pitch the story to…

VIVA! la Melbourne Cup

It was the race that stopped the nation and it brought the VIVA! office to a halt for a few short hours. On Melbourne Cup day we donned our finery – for ladies that included fabulous head gear – and stepped out to celebrate in style. We even managed to induct the youngest member of…

Team VIVA! socialise at the inaugural Live & Love Short Film Competition awards

There was nothing but love to be felt at the Live & Love Short Film Competition awards on Tuesday, October 19 at Soho Bar, Potts Point, Sydney. Live & Love Short Film Competition awards

VIVA! employs user-generated content to “spread the message, not the virus”

Australia’s budding film-makers have found an unexpected muse in the Herpes simplex virus (HSV) thanks to the Live & Love Short Film Competition, coordinated by multi award-winning healthcare PR agency VIVA! Communications. The competition wrapped up on the eve of National Herpes Awareness Day (October 19, 2010) with a red carpet event at Soho Bar, Sydney.…