Highlighting porphyria this Rare Diseases Day

28 February 2024

Today we’re celebrating the work that our amazing multidisciplinary teams do in testing, diagnosing and treating rare diseases. Just like the amazing work scientists like Yoke (pictured) do in our path lab to diagnose porphyria.

Record year for paired kidney donation

27 February 2024

Belinda and Nico were involved in the ANZKX.

The RMH and Doherty Institute staff to tackle strongyloidiasis

21 February 2024

A multidisciplinary team of experts, including the RMH clinicians and the Doherty Institute researchers Professor Beverley-Ann Biggs, Associate Professor (Hon.) Siddhartha Mahanty and Dr Stephen Muhi, has secured a $5 million Synergy Grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to tackle one of the most neglected tropical diseases in the world – strongyloidiasis.

Celebrating everyone under the rainbow

05 February 2024

The Royal Melbourne Hospital was proud to join the colourful celebrations at this year’s Midsumma Pride March in St Kilda.

AM honours for current and former staff of the RMH

26 January 2024

Past and present staff members were recognised in the 26 January Honours List.

The RMH welcomes first cohort of nursing graduates for 2024

18 January 2024

This week the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) welcomed 76 new nursing graduates, marking the first of three intakes for the year. They have commenced their 54-week Transition to Practice Program, which involves rotations in two clinical areas.

Media recap: Celebrating stories from the RMH in 2023

29 December 2023

Take a look back at our top media stories of 2023.

World first at-home test for diabetes proven to work

23 December 2023

A new study at the RMH has confirmed that an at-home blood test for diagnosing type 1 diabetes is accurate and preferred by consumers.

Couple both diagnosed with leukaemia marry in special ceremony

19 December 2023

Leukaemia patients Pat and Trish married last week.

The RMH clinicians receive NHMRC funding

15 December 2023

Congratulations to several RMH clinicians who have been awarded NHMRC Investigator Grants, announced on Friday.
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Staff in scrubs being photographed outside the RMH Parkville main entrance

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