News


Palliative Care
03 February 2023

New research to enhance the timeliness and responsiveness of care for palliative care patients has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the Avant Foundation.

24 January 2023

A device the size of a small paperclip, created to give people with severe paralysis the ability to communicate again, has been shown to be safe.

23 January 2023

The Royal Melbourne hospital (RMH) has opened its third cardiac catheter laboratory (cath lab), allowing for thousands more patients to be treated for heart conditions.

22 December 2022

Data collected by the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) trauma team shows an increase in motor vehicle collision presentations throughout the spring and summer months.

21 December 2022

The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s (RMH) scrub choir has launched its disco holiday special.

08 December 2022

The first of its kind to hit the road in Australia, Melbourne’s highly successful Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU) has treated thousands of patients and changed the outcomes of so many Victorians.

05 December 2022

In an Australian-first, the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) has launched a new service to support older trauma patients.

16 November 2022

A team of scientists have been awarded $1.7 million over the next five years, to advance world-first research into a cure for hepatitis B virus infection thanks to a grant from the mRNA Victoria Activation Program.

Patient Jess
09 November 2022

In the midst of 2020, 23-year-old Jess found herself with some unusual chest pains that she put down to going through her first COVID-19 lockdown. With the pain becoming severe, she made her way to our ED where scans showed cardiologists what Jess wasn’t expecting. Read her story below.

photo credit ABC  Matilda Marozzi
08 November 2022

Peter Farmer is a proud Noongar man. He has been suffering from ongoing health concerns such as chronic diabetes, renal failure and heart problems for the last seven years.