The Royal Women’s and Royal Melbourne Hospitals welcome today’s budget announcement.

We believe this is the right decision for both hospitals and are very supportive of the change for several reasons, including reduced travel for patients / families and clinicians between sites, and improved operating costs and efficiency by operating on one site.

Our focus now shifts to the further expansion of our Parkville hospitals ensuring we can continue to be there for our community when it matters most, now and into the future.

Mobile Stroke Unit with Ambulance Victoria paramedic and the RMH Stroke team
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We urgently need to raise $2.5 million for a second CT scanner in our Emergency Department.

This is a vital piece of equipment that provides rapid and accurate diagnosis for trauma and stroke patients like Brianna.