News


07 November 2022

Scientists at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and Doherty Institute have used whole genome sequencing to discover that the transmission of tuberculosis (TB) commonly occurs beyond household contacts in Victoria, in social or other settings.

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.

31 October 2022

The statewide Palliative Care Advice Service (PCAS) at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) has taken its 1000th call since formally launching in August 2021.

Blood test tubes being handled by a scientist
21 October 2022

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) awarded 14 RMH staff as part of its latest round of funding for new innovations in healthcare.

Dr Luke Perry
17 October 2022
Congratulations to RMH Anaesthetics Registrar and University of Melbourne Honorary Senior Research Fellow Dr Luke Perry, who, with research colleagues, received a 2023 Vanguard Grant from the National Heart Foundation.
CEO Christine Kilpatrick and Board Member Eugene Arocca
14 October 2022
We are so proud to be the Premier’s Large Health Service of the Year for 2022 at the Victorian Public Health Awards!
12 October 2022

Groundbreaking research to deliver new treatment options for patients with the most common and deadliest type of brain cancer has been supported through $4.6 million from the Medical Research Future Fund.

10 October 2022

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

AI technology
07 October 2022

New technology developed by the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) neurosurgery team has the potential to predict a patient’s health-related quality of life post-surgery.

04 October 2022

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is very excited to be working alongside the Royal Women’s Hospital (Women’s) on a major upgrade and rebuild of our facilities.