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World-first clinical trial treating type 1 diabetes now underway

16 December 2020

Lucy Lee is the first person to take part in the BANDIT clinical trial, which began at the Royal Melbourne Hospital this month.

The RMH patient Carly Findlay shares her story this International Day of People with Disability

03 December 2020

Carly Findlay OAM is a patient at the Royal Melbourne Hospital - she’s been a patient here for around 17 years, and before that, she was a patient at the Royal Children’s Hospital. 

Special visitor to the Royal Melbourne Hospital to help boost patient’s spirits

10 July 2020

Gavin Butt is a long way from home. The 24-year-old arrived in Melbourne just over a month ago from Halls Creek WA, a regional town in the Kimberley, to undergo a complex surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH).

Supporting cast: Family, friends and your treating team

14 December 2018

We all need someone to lean on, so make the most of your supporting cast. Family, friends, treating team, carers, support groups, consumer and carer organisations can all offer ongoing and invaluable help, focus and direction to aid your recovery.

Take charge and decide

14 December 2018

Working with mental health professionals, treatment and services works best if you are engaged in your care.

Talking meds

14 December 2018

Consumers talk about coming to terms with and learning to live with the benefits and side effects of their medication.

Getting paid for being ‘nuts’ – working in mental health

14 December 2018

Living with or having lived through mental illness gives you unique insight that can help others going through it. This lived experience is highly desirable in consumer and carer roles, including peer support.

What works, how and why

14 December 2018

Consumers talk about what was most helpful in their recovery journey and share their top tips and practical advice for those starting out.

Five ways to wellbeing and a healthy mind

25 July 2018

We created the 5 Ways to Wellbeing as an easy guide to help you improve your psychological and emotional health every day.

I’m not a diabetic, I just have diabetes

12 June 2015

Here's a story from Raj, a person with diabetes.

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