News


Nurses on 7SE with sepsis t-shirts
13 September 2019

The Royal Melbourne Hospital-led ‘Think sepsis. Act fast.’ program has been responsible for saving the lives of 52 Victorians and reduced total hospital length of stay by 3,781 bed days, according to a new report released today.

06 September 2019

During the week of Monday 9 to Friday 13 September 2019, assessors will be at our Melbourne Health sites, including the Royal Melbourne Hospital, to look at how we provide care.

Posy Day 2019
03 September 2019

The Royal Melbourne Hospital celebrated the beginning of spring with its annual Posy Day tradition of delivering brightly coloured bouquets of flowers to patients.

30 August 2019

At The Royal Melbourne Hospital we’re lucky to have staff that work across the Parkville medical precinct, undertaking life-changing research to improve our healthcare.

RMH deputy CEO Adam Horsburgh, Claire Kellock pharmacy, A/Prof Chris MacIsaac, Alexandra Edwards pharmacy and Sue Rice Director of Nursing Operations
27 August 2019

The Royal Melbourne Hospital officially opened its new aseptic suite as it continues to be a leader in clean room set ups around Victoria.

22 August 2019

A recent study into post-operative pain found orthopaedic trauma and surgery can lead to severe acute persistent and chronic pain.

Joanne and Rachel
14 August 2019

A drug developed in Melbourne, approved for the treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) is being repurposed by Royal Melbourne Hospital researchers to reduce harsh side effects of radiation and chemotherapy before stem cell and bone marrow transplantation.

Australian Stroke Alliance
13 August 2019

Australia could become home to the world’s first stroke air ambulance. This incredible innovation has the potential to transform access to emergency stroke treatment for people in rural and regional areas.

08 August 2019

Distinct markers in the blood of people with coeliac disease have been detected within a few hours of gluten being consumed. The findings address a longstanding mystery about what drives the adverse reaction to gluten in coeliac disease and could lead to a world-first blood test for diagnosing the disease.

Mobile phone
06 August 2019

A Royal Melbourne Hospital Sleep Physician is recommending people with sleep disorders avoid using sleep tracking apps and devices as they have been proven to be inaccurate.