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Rolling out the rainbow carpet

21 August 2023

Our LGBTIQA+ Patient Liaison Service provides support to patients and families throughout their hospital journey, working closely with multidisciplinary teams to enhance and improve LGBTIQA+ safety and inclusion.

New partnership to improve mental health and wellbeing support

10 August 2023

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and the University of Melbourne will lead a collaboration of service providers and institutions focussing on adult and older Australians as part of the State Government’s Victorian Collaborative Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Stroke patient reunited with lifesaving team

08 August 2023

This week is Stroke Week and in a heartfelt reunion, members from our Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU) team were reunited with stroke patient, Sebastian.

Experts say physiotherapy should be added to cancer patient recovery

03 August 2023

Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) say blood cancer patients should think about adding physiotherapy interventions to their treatment plans.

Studying effectiveness of AHSCT in highly active relapsing-remitting MS patients

28 July 2023

Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) have conducted a ground-breaking study comparing different treatment options for highly active relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who have shown limited response to conventional therapies.

The RMH marks special transplant milestone during DonateLife Week

25 July 2023

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is celebrating a special milestone this year – the 60th anniversary of the first successful cadaver-kidney transplant in Australia. Our Nephrology Department, guests and media marked the milestone during DonateLife Week.

Bacteria discreetly dwelling in throat main source of Strep A transmission

19 July 2023

Breakthrough research has found that Group A Streptococcus (GAS) infections are more likely transmitted from asymptomatic throat carriage than skin-to-skin contact in communities with high rates of infection.

Launch of Australian-first trial for young people with type 1 diabetes

11 July 2023

An endocrinologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is leading an Australian-first trial that looks at whether an insulin nasal spray, coupled with an injection, is effective in slowing down the immune attack that causes type 1 diabetes.

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