The RMH celebrates 175 years with unveiling of historical time capsule
15 March 2023Victoria’s first public hospital, the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) has celebrated its 175th anniversary by unveiling its historical time capsule.
New study finds thrombectomy benefits patients with large ischaemic strokes
13 February 2023A recent study has shown that endovascular thrombectomy, a minimally invasive procedure that removes blood clots, can improve the outcomes of patients with large ischaemic strokes.
World first suggests at home screening can help prevent serious illness from type 1 diabetes
02 November 2022
Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) have shown that a blood test for early diagnosis of type 1 diabetes can prevent serious illness and hospitalisation in children. The innovative test is a finger prick sample that is collected in the home and mailed to the lab.
New study suggests acute stroke treatment is influenced by ethnicity and race
20 July 2022
An international, randomised controlled ischaemic stroke trial DIRECT-SAFE suggests acute stroke treatment should be adapted based on ethnicity and race.
The RMH celebrates NAIDOC week
08 July 2022The Royal Melbourne Hospital's Aboriginal Health Unit were busy putting on a spectacular show of culture, history and celebration for NAIDOC Week.
The RMH Scrub Choir releases ‘Gratitude’: a raw and heartfelt message from frontline workers
01 July 2022
Following their past viral hits, the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) Scrub Choir is back - this time with a healing message.
30 June 2022It’s the good news story that went viral. Sarah is a 22 year old who lives with an intellectual disability. Unfortunately for Sarah, she became infected with COVID and required hospitalization during the height of the COVID wave.
World-first clot-busting drug trial improves patient care on Mobile Stoke Unit
09 May 2022
A randomised controlled drug trial suggests clot-busting drug Tenecteplase provides better outcomes for stroke patients compared to the current standard of care alteplase.
Mobile Stroke Unit delivers life-saving treatment to 34-year-old mum
25 March 2022
A Hoppers Crossing mother who suffered a stroke last year has been reunited with the specialist stroke team and paramedics who came to her aid.
GP collaboration took pressure off hospitals during COVID-19 surge
22 March 2022
In mid-2020, faced with a rising wave of COVID-19 infections – a previously unknown disease with neither vaccine nor effective treatment – an urgent, improvised collaboration between the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN), and community health organisation cohealth, created a system that supported thousands of lives and ensured the city’s healthcare ecosystem didn’t collapse.
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