In 2015, Victoria became the first state in Australia to set minimum nurse to patient ratios in public hospitals via the Safe Patient Care Act (2015) which ensures patients are provided the best nursing care possible.  

Safe Patient Care Ratios

Effective 1 July 2021

The RMH Parkville

Mixed wards

The RMH Royal Park

Geriatric Evaluation Management (GEM) ward
Rehabilitation ward
Last updated 24 November 2022