The Royal Melbourne Hospital extends our deepest condolences to The Royal Family on the loss of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Nurse with a patient in bed on a ward

The Queen was a much-loved Patron of the RMH since taking her reign in 1952.

We thank Her Majesty for her service to our staff, patients and community.

The RMH Patronage 1952
Letter from Buckingham Palace granting Queen Elizabeth II's patronage to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 1952.
Mobile Stroke Unit with Ambulance Victoria paramedic and the RMH Stroke team
Media enquiries

We provide a media service from 6am to 10pm each day. Journalists are welcome to contact our media advisor on-call via the RMH Switchboard on (03) 9342 7000.

During business hours, journalists can email We do not respond to emails outside business hours.