Kate Drummond
18 February 2020

The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Director of Neurosurgery Professor Kate Drummond AM has been appointed to the University of Melbourne Academic Board.

13 February 2020

Previous surveys on antimicrobial use in Australian hospitals have shown that prescribing antibiotics to reduce the risk of infections following surgery (surgical prophylaxis) is the most common reason for antimicrobial use in Australian hospitals.

Rehabilitation team
10 February 2020

The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and the University of Melbourne has received the Haim Ring Memorial Award – Institutional 2020 at The International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) awards.

Rosie Watson
06 February 2020

The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Associate Professor Rosie Watson has received over $1.2 million dollars in federal government funding as Chief Investigator on an international project aimed at improving outcomes in dementia.

05 February 2020

Research published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s disease has found that in patients with or at risk of Alzheimer’s disease, the combination of cerebrovascular disease and a protein called amyloid beta dramatically increases cognitive decline.

04 February 2020

A large number of threatening patients who presented at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) Emergency Department (ED) tested positive to methamphetamine use, according to new research.

Phillip Antippa with viola and a stethoscope around his neck with fellow musicians
31 January 2020

Royal Melbourne Hospital's Head of Thoracic Surgery and Lung Cancer Service Mr Phillip Antippa as well as breast surgeon Associate Professor John Collins have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours.

30 January 2020

Scientists from The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute) in Melbourne have successfully grown the Wuhan coronavirus from a patient sample, which will provide expert international laboratories with crucial information to help combat the virus.

18 December 2019

The Stephen Davis award for Outstanding Fellow of the year is a new prize to recognise the talents within the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) Neurology department.

17 December 2019

A group of researchers from the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL) at Melbourne Health are trying to better understand how Victoria is progressing in eliminating mother-to-child hepatitis B in Victoria.