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Spinal surgery performed using Victorian-first robotic machine

03 October 2023

A new robotic scanner that significantly improves the accuracy of complex surgeries is being used at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) – the first at a public hospital in Australia.

Dry July ambassadors’ special return for hub opening

16 June 2023

Dry July ambassadors for the RMH returned to the Parkville site this month to celebrate the opening of a new hub supporting our cancer patients.

The RMH neurosurgeons give new life to mum-to-be

31 May 2023

Mum-to-be Susan was 12 weeks into her first pregnancy when she started experiencing migraines.

The RMH Neuropsychiatry team awarded $750,000

10 October 2022

The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s (RMH) Neuropsychiatry team has been awarded $750,000 by the The Ramsay Hospital Research Foundation (RHRF).

The RMH researchers receive more than $100,000 from TAC

21 September 2022

Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) have received $109,000 from the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) to look at improving outcomes for patients presenting with pelvic trauma.

New study paves the way for more effective COVID-19 research and treatment

07 February 2022

A Melbourne-led study, involving researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), suggests that a primary tissue culture model is more effective at recreating the human experience of COVID-19, leading to more accurate treatments for the condition.

The RMH patient Kingsley O’Connor walks back into the ICU

09 December 2021

Former patient Kingsley O'Connor made a surprise visit to the Royal Melbourne Hospital ICU to thank the staff who cared for him during his stay.

Meet Kelly, the RMH’s 2021 Dry July Ambassador

10 June 2021

Kelly O'Sullivan was no stranger to head and neck cancer. Her stepfather battled with the disease, but her diagnosis, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, still came as a shock.

Staff in scrubs being photographed outside the RMH Parkville main entrance

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