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The Royal Melbourne Hospital opens its new cardiac catheter laboratory

31 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.

Brain interface proves to be safe and effective

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.

Road traumas on the rise in warmer weather

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.

The RMH Scrub Choir launches holiday disco special

21 December 2022

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

Five years on the road: Australia’s only Mobile Stroke Unit treats more than 2,700 patients

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.

The RMH launches new service supporting ‘silver trauma’ patients

05 December 2022

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

New investment takes Hepatitis B research one step closer to finding a cure

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.

RMH Genetic Counsellors provide “exceptional care” - 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.

“Thankful for culturally safe and effective care”: RMH patient applauds hospital’s Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples care

08 November 2022

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

Scientists further understanding of tuberculosis transmission in Victoria

07 November 2022

Scientists at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and Doherty Institute have used whole genome sequencing to discover that the transmission of tuberculosis (TB) commonly occurs beyond household contacts in Victoria, in social or other settings.

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