RMH 170th - Then and Now
13 March 2018

In 2018, The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) celebrates a major milestone – its 170th birthday.

As Victoria’s first public hospital, the RMH has touched the lives of millions of Victorians over those 170 years, providing care and treatment for the sickest in our community.

RMH Emergency Department staff
23 February 2018

A new video highlighting acts of violence and aggression against hospital workers has been created by the frontline staff who experience and witness it every day.

The Mobile Stroke Unit
16 February 2018

Stroke research received a further boost of $1.285 million from the Commonwealth Government’s Medical Research Future Fund.

Innovative care around the clock - the RMH Emergency Department in action
14 February 2018

This week marks the launch of the 19th Royal Melbourne Hospital Home Lottery. Proceeds from the Home Lottery have had a significant impact on patient care and equipment at the Royal Melbourne including the Emergency Department.

Metro Tunnel - Grattan Street closure from 22 February 2018
14 February 2018

Preparations are underway to build Parkville Station – one of five underground stations to be built as part of the massive 9km twin rail Metro Tunnel project.

09 February 2018

In an Australian first, the Royal Melbourne Hospital is pioneering an innovative model of care that lets more people with fractures have their local GPs manage their injury, instead of being seen by a hospital orthopaedic specialist.

07 February 2018

Melbourne Health continues to encourage any member of staff who has experienced or witnessed misconduct, at any time, to report it to their manager, our People and Culture department, or through our anonymous reporting tool, weCare.

The Department of Health and Human Services has appointed Charles Scerri QC to investigate claims of misconduct made against the former Melbourne Health Board Chair, Robert Doyle.

As the investigation is proceeding we will not be providing further comment.

06 February 2018

The RMH renal transplant team performed a record number of transplant operations in Victoria in 2017, in an exceptionally busy year for the nephrology department.

01 February 2018

Patients who have undergone removal of the larynx are finding their voice again thanks to a new program at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

26 January 2018

Congratulations to four of our staff, who have been recognised for outstanding achievement in their fields in the 2018 Australia Day Honours.