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Melbourne Health is one of Australia’s leading public healthcare providers.

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We have compiled a number of answers about what COVID-19 is, visiting the hospital and how to reduce the spread within the community.

21 January 2017

Update: RMH caring for injured from Bourke Street incident

The Royal Melbourne Hospital has provided an update on the condition of patients following the CBD incident yesterday.

Publications
2017
Tran, D. M., Forbes, M. P.
Within the past decade, there has been a significant increase in Australia's health expenditure, with a concurrent rise in overdiagnosis. Australia has introduced the Choosing Wisely campaign in a bid to identify and reduce commonly used investigations, treatments and procedures that add little benefit to patient care.
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Date of Publication: Jan 2017
Khan, F., Amatya, B., Sayed, T. M., Butt, A. W., Jamil, K., Iqbal, W., Elmalik, A., Rathore, F. A., Abbott, G.
Objective: To provide an update on disability and outline potential barriers and facilitators for implementation of the World Health Organization Global Disability Action Plan (GDAP) in Pakistan. Methods: A 6-day workshop at the Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, Islamabad facilitated by rehabilitation staff from Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia.
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Date of Publication: Sep 2016
Rice, S. M., Purcell, R., De Silva, S., Mawren, D., McGorry, P. D., Parker, A. G.
Background The physical impacts of elite sport participation have been well documented; however, there is comparatively less research on the mental health and psychological wellbeing of elite athletes. Objective This review appraises the evidence base regarding the mental health and wellbeing of elite-level athletes, including the incidence and/or nature of mental ill-health and substance use.
09 February 2016
Tom Oxley - photo by University of Melbourne

New device to get people with paralysis back on their feet

Melbourne medical researchers have created a new minimally invasive brain-machine interface, giving people with spinal cord injuries new hope to walk again with the power of thought.

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Melbourne Health is one of Australia’s leading public healthcare providers.

15 June 2020

The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s rapid response to COVID-19

At the start of the COVID-19 crisis the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) saw an influx in patients and had to quickly adapt to make sure the community could be safely tested and cared for.

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