News


01 August 2022

Last week during DonateLife Week, the RMH played host to a very special live kidney donation story.

Healthcare workers displaying the Singh Thatta technique to wear an n95 mask
28 July 2022
Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) are conducting a 12 month clinical trial to see whether a new mask fit technique is suitable for healthcare workers and students who cannot shave their beards for religious, cultural or medical reasons.
The RMH Professor Fary Khan
27 July 2022

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Director of Rehabilitation Services Professor Fary Khan was elected as the Vice Chair of the International Society of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) at their Annual Scientific Congress in July.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Intensive Care Unit nurse Jack Wilson with plastic bags packaged with clothes donated by the families of patients who have died, which will be given to other RMH patients.
21 July 2022

Losing a loved one is an incredibly sad time, but some families whose loved ones have died in our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are choosing to give back in a way that is helping other patients get home faster, and with dignity.

DIRECT SAFE
20 July 2022

An international, randomised controlled ischemic stroke trial DIRECT-SAFE suggests acute stroke treatment should be adapted based on ethnicity and race.

19 July 2022

A $150,000 grant from the Terry and Maureen Hopkins Foundation will advance research investigating how to develop a blood test for dementia.

11 July 2022

After 17 months 73-year-old resident Beverly and 35-year-old volunteer Melissa have finally had a chance to meet face to face.

Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer Lani and Nina from EARTHwise
08 July 2022
The Royal Melbourne Hospital's Aboriginal Health Unit were busy putting on a spectacular show of culture, history and celebration for NAIDOC Week.
06 July 2022

The randomised multicentre trial found patients who were given a combination FDG-PET/CT scan instead of a conventional CT scan were able to be given more targeted treatments.

Photograph of Medical Support Officers
29 June 2022

If you’ve been down to the triage and ambulatory care part of our emergency department recently, you might have bumped into one of our Medical Support Officers (MSOs).