10 October 2019

A national network of diabetes centres has just launched a program to identify children and young adults who are destined to develop Type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Walking frame
07 October 2019

Frail patients make up almost 40% of those aged 80 years or over in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units, and are more than twice as likely to die as non-frail patients, according to a Royal Melbourne Hospital and Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society-led research paper published today in the Medical Journal of Australia.

04 October 2019

The transplant service at The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is one of the largest in the country and the first to reach 1000 live donor kidney transplants.

Plastic model of a brain, interior view
30 September 2019

A team of researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital, the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and Massachusetts General Hospital (United States) are working to understand factors that contribute to dementia.

Wendy Kelso and Sarah Farrand, BRIGHT-YOD leads
18 September 2019

A Royal Melbourne Hospital-led telehealth project have been helping people with young-onset dementia (YOD) “live well” with the condition.

16 September 2019

In an Australian first, the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) has introduced new technology that will uncover the true extent of diabetes in hospital.

Nurses on 7SE with sepsis t-shirts
13 September 2019

The Royal Melbourne Hospital-led ‘Think sepsis. Act fast.’ program has been responsible for saving the lives of 52 Victorians and reduced total hospital length of stay by 3,781 bed days, according to a new report released today.

06 September 2019

During the week of Monday 9 to Friday 13 September 2019, assessors will be at our Melbourne Health sites, including the Royal Melbourne Hospital, to look at how we provide care.

Posy Day 2019
03 September 2019

The Royal Melbourne Hospital celebrated the beginning of spring with its annual Posy Day tradition of delivering brightly coloured bouquets of flowers to patients.

30 August 2019

At The Royal Melbourne Hospital we’re lucky to have staff that work across the Parkville medical precinct, undertaking life-changing research to improve our healthcare.