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18 months, three generations and one amazing journey

01 August 2022

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

Telehealth program helping people living with young onset dementia

27 July 2022

A Royal Melbourne Hospital-led Telehealth project has been helping people with young-onset dementia (YOD) to “live well” with the condition.

Donated ICU clothes helping other patients get home safe

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. 

Volunteer and aged care resident meet after 17 months of virtual visits

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.

Sarah’s good news story

30 June 2022

It’s the good news story that went viral. Sarah is a 22 year old who lives with an intellectual disability. Unfortunately for Sarah, she became infected with COVID and required hospitalization during the height of the COVID wave.

Growing brain cells for a Parkinson’s cure

11 April 2022

Today is World Parkinson's Day. The Royal Melbourne Hospital is passionate about advancing research and care for all movement disorders.

Mobile Stroke Unit delivers lifesaving treatment to 34-year-old mum

25 March 2022

A Hoppers Crossing mother who suffered a stroke last year has been reunited with the specialist stroke team and paramedics who came to her aid.

The RMH patient Kingsley O’Connor walks back into the ICU

09 December 2021

Former patient Kingsley O'Connor made a surprise visit to the Royal Melbourne Hospital ICU to thank the staff who cared for him during his stay.

‘Beyond thankful’ for care after contracting COVID-19

24 August 2021

There was nothing ordinary about the way Cheryl Poon showed her gratitude for the care she received after being hospitalised at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) with COVID-19 earlier this year.

The RMH patient, Elias Frantzeskos celebrates DonateLife Week

03 August 2021

Elias Frantzeskos came into the world 7 weeks early with poor function of his kidney.