Road traumas on the rise in warmer weather
22 December 2022
Data collected by the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) trauma team shows an increase in motor vehicle collision presentations throughout the spring and summer months.
Uncharted territory: navigating a level one trauma service during a global pandemic
16 August 2022
As the health system readjusted to the challenges that COVID-19 posed, the trauma service at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) had to adapt.
First comprehensive study of illicit drug use and road trauma reveals more than 75% of those testing positive use methamphetamine
13 August 2021
The first comprehensive study of illicit drug use and motor vehicle trauma has found that one in eight of those who end up in the emergency major trauma centre, whether a driver, passenger, cyclist or pedestrian, test positive for an illicit drug – and that 77% of these are under the influence of methamphetamine.
10 Years on: how blood transfusions in the air have transformed trauma care
07 June 2021
In 2011 the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and Air Ambulance Victoria (AAV) worked together to establish the first service to allow helicopters to carry blood products on board.
Not just any P.A.R.T.Y: Young people make positive choices after the RMH Program
19 May 2021
A Royal Melbourne Hospital program is helping change the lives of young people by exposing them to the grim reality of risky behaviour.
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