The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) began in 1848 as Victoria’s first public hospital. And while we only had 10 beds to our name, we had the community of Melbourne behind us, and we were ready to provide the best possible care for those in need. 

Our partnership of trust and mutual respect between hospital staff and patients

Find out more about how the RMH is governed, including details of the Executive Team and Board

Find out more about our policies and publications

The Royal Melbourne is part of Australia's public health care system and offers hospital care to any Australian resident under Medicare arrangements. You can choose to be admitted as either a public or private patient within a public hospital.

Celebrating the commitment of our people to patient care and customer service.