19 February 2016

“Live music is good for you.” This is the mantra that staff from the RMH’s Music Therapy department live by, and for Benjamin who is undertaking The University of Melbourne’s Doctor of Medicine (MD) course, he believes that Music Therapy has changed his life, and the lives of many in this community.

Tom Oxley - photo by University of Melbourne
09 February 2016

Melbourne medical researchers have created a new minimally invasive brain-machine interface, giving people with spinal cord injuries new hope to walk again with the power of thought.

02 February 2016

For young consumers with a mental illness who may be feeling distressed, nervous or agitated, sometimes it’s just a simple distraction that can bring a sense of calm and control to their mindset, whether it is something to focus on, fiddle with, cuddle, touch or even look at.

Victor Blackwood and Rodney Jacobs were participants in the Venetoclax trial
28 January 2016

In a world-first clinical trial, Melbourne medical researchers have shown that patients with an advanced form of leukaemia can achieve complete remission with a novel tablet treatment.

27 January 2016

Congratulations to four of our senior staff: Prof Kate Leslie, Prof Finlay Macrae, A/Prof Peter Greenberg and Mr John Cunningham, who were recognised in the 2016 Australia Day Honours.

19 January 2016

Melbourne Health is managing a computer virus which infected its computer network.

23 December 2015

Levalda Adams is thanking her lucky stars after some quick thinking by police allowed her to undergo a kidney transplant at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

18 December 2015

On Wednesday 2 December, 32 enthusiastic staff from Bunnings Warehouse arrived at The Royal Melbourne Hospital City Campus with plants, paints and timber in hand to transform what was once a basic outdoor space into a relaxing and welcoming garden for our patients, staff and visitors to escape the hospital environment.

The Royal Melbourne is truly grateful to Bunnings Warehouse for their generosity and the contribution they have made to this space.

15 December 2015

Thanks to the generous contributions of Melbourne Health staff more than $6,500 was raised to send the RMH Rehabilitation team to Pakistan, following the 7.3 Richter Scale earthquake on 26 October 2015.

24 November 2015

Doctors at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have joined forces with pharmaceutical companies in a world-leading clinical trial showing early signs of promising results.