09 May 2022

A randomised controlled drug trial suggests clot-busting drug Tenecteplase provides better outcomes for stroke patients compared to the current standard of care alteplase.

Professor Ben Thomson
02 May 2022

Congratulations to the RMH’s Professor Ben Thomson, who has been named the new Victorian Chief Surgical Advisor. Prof Thomson is the current Medical Director of Surgical Services and Head of General Surgical Specialities.

11 April 2022

Today is World Parkinson's Day. The Royal Melbourne Hospital is passionate about advancing research and care for all movement disorders.

The Hive gallery's Karen Spreadborough, the Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation's Anthony North and Sandie Baskin, and artist Georgie Gall ahead of the launch of a new exhibition series that will help raise funds for ophthalmology equipment at the RMH.
11 April 2022

A new exhibition series at The Hive gallery in Ocean Grove will raise vital funds to support ophthalmology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

goats milk in a pitcher
08 April 2022

As the first of its kind in Australia, a study looking at goat’s and sheep’s milk has shown a link between new-onset severe food allergy, including anaphylaxis to the use of goat’s milk containing skincare products in individuals with inflammatory skin conditions, such as eczema.

3D image of HIV virus in blood stream
04 April 2022

HIV infection is a chronic condition that remains a major global health problem, with an estimated 38 million people world-wide living with the disease.

25 March 2022

A Hoppers Crossing mother who suffered a stroke last year has been reunited with the specialist stroke team and paramedics who came to her aid.

22 March 2022

In mid-2020, faced with a rising wave of COVID-19 infections – a previously unknown disease with neither vaccine nor effective treatment – an urgent, improvised collaboration between the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN), and community health organisation cohealth, created a system that supported thousands of lives and ensured the city’s healthcare ecosystem didn’t collapse.

Aboriginal Health Unit – supporting culturally safe and effective care
17 March 2022

A new Aboriginal Health Unit at the Royal Melbourne Hospital will help to improve the way we provide care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

17 February 2022

The statewide 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.