News


17 February 2022

The state-wide Palliative Care Advice Service (PCAS) at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) saw a significant increase in use by nearly 75 per cent throughout the month of January 2022.

16 February 2022

Cancer is one of the leading causes of burden of disease for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia. Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people face challenges when accessing and engaging with cancer care services, from the very early to advanced stage of disease.

ALI-HNE
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.

Professor Finlay Macrae AO
04 February 2022

Congratulations to Professor Finlay Macrae AO, who on 4 February celebrates 20 years as Head of the Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Department of Colorectal Medicine and Genetics.

27 January 2022

Royal Melbourne Hospital staff recognised in 26 January Honours Four Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) staff members are part of the 1040 outstanding Australians recognised in this years’ 26 January Honours’ List.

Photograph of nine members of the RMH Cardiology CIED Team standing in theatre
18 January 2022

Cardiac implanted electronic devices (CIED), such as pacemakers, act as a lifeline for hundreds of Victorians, monitoring and treating heart rhythm disorders.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital entrance on Grattan St with our purpose of "Advancing health for everyone, every day".
18 January 2022

A national diabetes research centre initiative involving the Royal Melbourne Hospital has been funded through a significant Australian Government grant.

Innovation Acceleration Program team leaders A/Prof Spiros Fourlanos (RMH/UoM Hon), Dr Emmanuelle Koehl (RMH) and Dr Bernard Yan (RMH).
12 January 2022

The Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne’s Innovation Acceleration Program (IAP) has awarded funding to three new projects.

Artist Georgie Gall's paintings hanging in the Royal Melbourne Hospital's ICU waiting room
06 January 2022

A Melbourne artist hopes her works bring a sense of calmness and tranquility to those who find themselves in the ICU waiting room of the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

CSMART study
20 December 2021

A group of researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre are investigating a nasal spray option to prevent respiratory viral infections, such as COVID-19 and the flu.