14 December 2016
Local Member for Broadmeadows, Frank McGuire, with Melbourne Health’s A/Prof Ruth Vine and Professor Daryl Williams.

Victoria’s oldest mental health facility receives $1.7million upgrade

The Broadmeadows Inpatient Unit Intensive Care Unit was officially opened by The Hon. Frank McGuire, Local Member for Broadmeadows earlier this month.


The Royal Melbourne Hospital employs Hospital Medical Officers (HMOs) who rotate through four speciality rotations of 13-weeks. HMOs are employed by the hospital either through the Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) computer match or via direct appointment.

Date of Publication: Jun 2018
Lorans, M., Dow, E., Macrae, F. A., Winship, I. M., Buchanan, D. D.
Colorectal cancer (CRC), one of the most common cancers, is a major public health issue globally, especially in Westernized countries.
Date of Publication: Mar 2016
Mikocka-Walus, A., Knowles, S. R., Keefer, L., Graff, L.
Background: Although mental health concerns are known to occur commonly for those with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), the nature of this comorbid relationship has not been systematically reviewed to date. A review in 2007 identified 5 controversies regarding anxiety/depression rates and various comparators between and within IBD.

Before starting a research or quality assurance project, researchers must have ethics and governance approval. The Human Research Ethics Committee provides ethics approval.


In partnership with the La Trobe University Academic and Research Collaborative in Health (ARCH), the Big Ideas symposium provides a platform for nursing and allied health clinicians and students to present a research focused idea that will improve the experience and/or care of patients.


Our bolus advisor meter service is available to people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes on multiple daily injections (also known as basal or bolus therapy) who are seeking greater flexibility in their eating habits, as well as gaining tighter blood glucose control.

Date of Publication: Jan 2015
Shakerian, R., Thomson, B. N., Judson, R., Skandarajah, A. R.
BACKGROUND: The Royal Melbourne Hospital is a Level 1 adult trauma center, and due to its colocation with The Royal Women's Hospital, it functions as the state's major obstetric trauma center. Obstetric trauma guidelines have been established to facilitate management of pregnant patients, yet adherence to these recommendations has not been evaluated.
Date of Publication: Aug 2015
Teichtahl, A. J., Morrisroe, K., Ciciriello, S., Jennens, I., Tadros, S., Wicks, I.
Introduction: Pneumocystis jirovecci pneumonia (PJP) is an opportunistic fungal infection occurring in immunocompromised patients, such as those with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), organ transplantation, malignancies and connective tissue diseases (CTDs).
Date of Publication: Nov 2014
LoGiudice, D., Watson, R.
Dementia is a common condition of the elderly characterised by multiple cognitive deficits resulting in a decline from previous level of function. In the older person, multiple pathologies contribute, including changes commonly seen in Alzheimer disease, dementia with Lewy bodies in addition to vascular changes.
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