close up of a blood test vial
11 July 2019

Most news items about Aboriginal health paint a dark story about the high rates of disease – not this one.

Staphylococcus aureus (golden staph) strain ATCC 29213 cultivated on BHI plate
09 July 2019

Infectious disease experts from around Australia are calling for urgent action to address antibiotic resistance before it has a dangerous impact on remote Aboriginal communities.

Professor Stephen Davis
03 July 2019

Director of the Melbourne Brain Centre Professor Stephen Davis has received the International Cooperation Award at the fifth Annual Scientific Session of Chinese Stroke Association & TISC 2019.

25 June 2019

The Emergency Department is at the heart of The Royal Melbourne Hospital and is often the first place patients come when they arrive.

24 June 2019

Research into measles cases in Victoria has shown a number of people who were hospitalised with the disease had been vaccinated at least once in the past, but their immunity had waned over time.

19 June 2019

Jim Oommen had a cord blood transplant for leukaemia eight years ago at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, and just recently he became the 1000th patient reviewed by the Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant long term follow up clinic.

Deane Reynolds, RMH Dry July Ambassador
13 June 2019

The Royal Melbourne Hospital challenges you to go alcohol-free while raising funds for cancer patients and their families.

Close up of elderly woman's hands being held by another
11 June 2019

The same drug that has slowed and reversed the progression of motor neurone disease has been found to yield similar benefits for Parkinson’s disease patients, according to the results of a new trial led by the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

10 June 2019

Findings from an international clinical trial involving Australian researchers show a drug that targets the immune system can delay type 1 diabetes (T1D) by two years in children and adults at high risk.

10 June 2019

Melbourne Health CEO Professor Christine Kilpatrick has been recognised for her service to the medical community with the title of Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.