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Statewide & major services

All services & clinics

Acute Medical Unit

We provide short-term treatment, care and support for people in their first 24 to 48 hours in hospital.

Addiction Medicine

We provide support to inpatients of the RMH with drug and alcohol conditions.

Adult Acute Inpatient Units

Our Acute Inpatient Units provide mental health assessment, treatment and care for people during an acute phase of mental illness.

Adult Genetics

We provide treatment, care and support for people diagnosed with a genetic illness or with a family history of genetic illness.

Advanced Practice Physiotherapy

We provide clinical assessment and management to patients referred to specialist clinics with musculoskeletal conditions.

Aged Care

We provide assessment and treatment for older patients with complex medical conditions.

Aged Care Assessment Service

We provide assessment, information and advice to clients and their carers to support informed decision making regarding their individual care needs.

Anaesthesia & Pain Management

We provide anaesthesia services as well as acute postoperative pain management and tertiary trauma care.


We provide assessments and management plans for patients with hearing difficulties.

Back Assessment Clinic

We provide comprehensive assessment, treatment and care for people with low back pain, neck pain and sciatica.

Bone & Mineral Medicine

We provide treatment, care and support for people with bone health problems.

Breast Cancer Survivorship Program

The RMH, the Women’s, Western Health, BreaCan and North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network provide the Breast Cancer Survivorship Program.

Breast Service

The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Women's work together to deliver a full range of care for breast disease across all three hospitals.


We provide free mammographic screening to women aged 40 years and over without breast cancer symptoms or breast problems.

Cardiothoracic Surgery

We care for patients who need advanced cardiothoracic surgery. Our Cardiothoracic Surgery service is the largest in Victoria and second largest in Australia.

Chronic Kidney Disease

We provide treatment, care and support for people diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.

Chronic Wounds

We provide diagnostic and specialist care to people who have wounds that are not healing as expected.

Clinical Haematology

We are one of Victoria's largest providers of cancer care and treatment, caring for more than 37,000 patients each year.

Cognitive Dementia & Memory Service

We provide diagnosis and support to people experiencing changes in their thinking, behaviour or memory.

Colorectal Medicine & Genetics

We provide treatment, care and support for people with bowel-related diseases.

Colorectal Surgery

We perform surgical procedures to manage a wide range of colorectal disorders.

Community Care Unit

We provide 24-hour recovery-focused rehabilitation in a community residential setting to people with complex mental health needs.

Community Services

We provide patients with the extra support that they need after a hospital stay.

Community Teams

We provide specialist mental health assessment, care and treatment for people across several community-based locations in northern and western metropolitan Melbourne.

Community Therapy Services

We provide a comprehensive range of multidisciplinary rehabilitation services.

Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

We provide state-of-the-art diagnostic technologies and treatments for people with epilepsy.

Comprehensive Stroke Care Centre

We provide diagnosis and treatment for people who have experienced a stroke and conduct research to help improve the care and treatment of stroke patients in future.

Consultation Liaison

We are a specialist psychiatry service that provides clinical psychiatry consultation and support to the acute medical wards, the surgical wards and the intensive care unit of the RMH.

Continence Service

We provide care for patients who experience bladder and bowel continence problems of all types and degrees.

COVID-19 and long COVID

While we don't have a specific COVID-19 or long COVID Specialist Clinic (Outpatient service), we do accept long COVID patients to our other specialists based on their symptoms and presenting complaints.

COVID-19 Infusion Centre

We provide care to patients who need new or ongoing treatment while COVID-19 positive.

Day Medical Services

We deliver intravenous (IV) infusions, injections and blood transfusions to patients, and provide space for minor medical procedures.


We provide diagnosis, treatment and care for people with skin diseases.

Diabetes Education

We provide information, education and clinical care to RMH patients diagnosed with diabetes and their carers.

Diabetic Foot Unit

We provide treatment, care and support for people with diabetes-related foot problems.


We provide treatment, care and support for people requiring dialysis.

Eating Disorders Program

Through our multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals, we offer a range of treatment and support options for people with eating disorders.

Emergency Department

We care for extremely unwell people from all parts of Victoria.

Emergency Mental Health

We provide specialist assessment, consultation, short-term care and referral for people experiencing a mental health crisis while in an Emergency Department.

Endocrine Nutrition

We provide care and support for RMH patients with diabetes who require nutrition therapy as an integral part of treatment.

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

We provide care, treatment and support for critically ill patients when conventional heart and lung support provided in ICU has failed.

Falls & Balance Clinic

We provide multidisciplinary assessment and management planning for patients who have had falls and who have mobility and balance problems.

First Nations Dermatology

We provide culturally appropriate skin care for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples across Victoria.

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

We provide treatment, care and support for people with conditions of the digestive system and liver.

General Cardiology

We provide treatment, care and support for people with heart diseases.

General Diabetes & Endocrinology

We provide treatment, care and support for people with endocrine conditions; including diabetes, osteoporosis, pituitary disease and thyroid disease.

General Medicine

We care for people with a single medical problem, or multiple and complex medical problems.

General Nephrology

We provide comprehensive treatment, care and support for people with acute and chronic kidney (renal) disease.

General Surgery

We provide inpatient and outpatient services for planned (elective) and emergency general surgical patients.

Genetic Medicine

We provide multidisciplinary clinical services including cardiac, immunological, neurogenetics, endocrine, and a full range of other non-cancer genetic conditions.

Geriatric Evaluation Management

We provide inpatient assessment and treatment of complex medical conditions in older people.

Heart Failure

We provide treatment for patients whose hearts do not pump enough blood for their body’s needs.

Hepatitis C

The Integrated Hepatitis C Service (IHCS) is a nurse practitioner led community and outreach based service offering testing and treatment of hepatitis B and C in a range of settings.

Hepatitis Clinic

The Hepatitis Clinic is specifically dedicated to the management of viral hepatitis, both as monoinfection as well as HIV and viral hepatitis coinfection.


The HIV Service team comprises experienced infectious diseases physicians, a social worker, an HIV HARP liaison nurse and clinic nurses.


We provide targeted support to people to reduce the risk of suicide re-attempts post-discharge from the Emergency Department, medical wards or inpatient units.

Hospital Admission Risk Program

We provide treatment, care and support for people with chronic and complex health issues.

Immunology & Allergy

We provide treatment, care and support for people with allergic diseases, immunodeficiency diseases and autoimmune diseases.

Infection Prevention & Surveillance

Our Infection Prevention and Surveillance service promotes, supports and reinforces practices and procedures to prevent the spread of infections in the hospital.

Infectious Diseases

We provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to patients with infectious diseases.

Integrated Alcohol and Other Drug Service

We provide advice and clinical expertise on the provision of evidence-based treatment and care to those who are living with mental illness and substance use or addiction.

Intensive Care Unit

We provide sophisticated care and life support for seriously ill or injured patients across the Parkville Precinct.

Ketamine Treatment

We provide a 3-week course of low-dose intravenous ketamine treatment for eligible consumers with difficult-to-treat depression.

Kidney Surgery

We provide elective, emergency and kidney transplantation surgery for people with kidney disease or those wanting to donate a kidney.

Kidney Transplantation

We provide elective, emergency and kidney transplantation surgery for our patients.

Maxillofacial Prosthetics

We provide custom-made silicone prostheses that restore malformed or absent parts of the face.

Medical Photography Studio

We provide professional photographic and computer imaging services.

Metabolic Diseases Unit

We provide treatment, care and support for people with metabolic disorders.

Movement Disorders Program

We provide treatment, care and support for people living with a movement disorder.

Multiple Sclerosis & Neuroimmunology

We provide care for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and neuroimmunological conditions.

Music Therapy

We use evidence-based practice to promote relaxation, reduce stress and relieve discomfort through music.


We provide a 24/7 neurointerventional service for patients with neurological conditions such as aneurysm and stroke.


We diagnose, treat and care for patients with neurological conditions such as epilepsy or stroke.


We diagnose and treat patients with symptoms and illnesses of the mind and brain, including complex neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders.


We provide assessment, treatment and specialised surgery for planned (elective) and emergency patients with conditions affecting the brain, spine and nerves.

Nuclear Medicine & PET

We produce detailed pictures of the inside of your body with an imaging test that uses radiotracers and computer technology.

Nutrition & Dietetics

We provide assessment and management of nutritional and dietary issues for patients and consumers at both the RMH Parkville and the RMH Royal Park.

Occupational Therapy

We provide a range of services focused on restoring function to patients to promote health and wellbeing, independence and productivity.

Older Adult Community Team

We provide mental health services to people with complex and compounding mental health issues generally related to ageing, irrespective of age.


We provide acute and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services for adults with complex eye conditions.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

We provide treatment, care and support for people with complex facial injuries and disorders.

Organ & Tissue Donation

One organ and tissue donor can transform the lives of 10 or more people.

Orthopaedic Surgery

We provide treatment, care and support for general, specialty and complex orthopaedic problems.

Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

We specialise in the treatment of head and neck cancer and base of the skull surgery.

Pain Management

We provide specialist assessment and management for people experiencing persistent pain.

Parkville Familial Cancer Centre

The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Women’s work together to deliver comprehensive and coordinated familial cancer services across all three hospitals.

Parkville Integrated Palliative Care Service

The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Women’s work together to deliver comprehensive and coordinated palliative care services across all three hospitals.


We provide diagnostic, clinical, teaching and research services that focus on supporting both acute care and community health services.

Perioperative Care of Older Patients Undergoing Surgery

We provide care for older patients at risk of poorer recovery from surgery due to frailty, multiple medical issues, cognitive and functional impairment.


We provide services to all areas of the hospital requiring medicines or involved in medication management.

Pharmacy services for tuberculosis

Supply of medications for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB) to Victorian hospitals and pharmacies is coordinated through the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) Pharmacy.

Physiotherapy & Exercise Physiology

Our Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology department aims to improve physical function, independence and quality of life in patients across a continuum of care that includes emergency, inpatient, outpatient, community-based therapy, hydrotherapy and specialist clinics.

Planned Surgery & Pre-Admission Clinic

We manage planned (elective) surgery cases based on clinical need or urgency.

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

We provide specialised surgical procedures and outpatient clinics for a variety of plastic surgical conditions.


We provide treatment, care and support for people with medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs.

Post Acute Care

We provide community-based services and home-based therapy to help patients recover at home after leaving hospital.

Prevention & Recovery Care

We provide short-term intensive treatment and support in a residential setting to adults as a less-restrictive alternative to an acute inpatient admission.

Prosthetics & Orthotics

We provide a complete upper and lower limb rehabilitation service for patients requiring a prosthesis.


We provide care and support to identify and manage emotional, psychological or behavioural factors impacting patients' or consumer’s wellbeing or engagement with treatment and self-management.

Public Residential Aged Care

We provide residential aged care to support our residents and their families. Our priority is that every resident of our homes is respected, treated with dignity and feels safe.


We provide a full range of diagnostic and interventional services for inpatients, outpatients and emergency referrals, using state-of-the-art equipment.

Rapid Access Iron Clinic

We provide an assessment of latest pathology results and arrange for the patient to have an iron infusion.

Refugee Health

We provide specialist care for immigrants, refugees and travellers with a range of conditions, including infectious diseases and nutritional deficiencies.

Rehabilitation Medicine

We treat, care for and support people who are recovering after an injury, illness or surgery for an acquired or congenital condition.

Respiratory Medicine & Sleep Disorders

We provide care, treatment and support for people with respiratory and sleeping disorders.


We provide diagnosis, treatment and support for people with rheumatic conditions such as arthritis, autoimmune and inflammatory conditions, and non-inflammatory musculoskeletal and pain conditions.

RMH Private Imaging

We provide high quality comprehensive radiology services for inpatients and private outpatients at Melbourne Private Hospital.

RMH Residential In Reach

Our Residential In Reach (RIR) is an acute referral service that aims to provide clinical assistance and support for residents at residential aged care facilities (RACFs).

RMH@Home Acute

We deliver acute hospital-level treatment and care in the comfort of a person's own home.

RMH@Home Subacute

We deliver geriatric evaluation management (GEM) and rehabilitation services in the comfort of a person's own home.

Safe Haven

We provide peer support and a comfortable, non-clinical environment for people experiencing mental health distress.

Social Work

We provide support and assistance with personal, emotional and practical concerns that may arise from or be made worse by a patient's medical condition and hospitalisation.

Specialist Outreach Clinics

We run specialist outreach clinics in rural, regional and urban primary care centres to enable provision of tertiary services for refugees and other patients in the community.

Speech Pathology

We assess, diagnose and manage patients and consumers with a wide range of communication and swallowing difficulties.

Spine Virtual Fracture Clinic

We are a specialist service that manages the follow-up care of some patients with uncomplicated stable spine fractures after they are discharged from hospital.

Spiritual Care

We support the diverse spiritual and emotional needs of patients, consumers and those who care for them.

Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin Therapy

We provide immunoglobulin replacement therapy to patients with primary and secondary immunodeficiency, as well as chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.

Transition Care Program

We provide short-term support for older adults following a stay in hospital.

Transition Care Program: Bed-based

We provide short-term flexible care for older people following a stay in hospital.

Transition Care Program: Home-based

We provide short-term support for older people returning home from hospital who require more time to address their functional, physical, cognitive and psychosocial goals.

Trauma in Older Persons Service

We provide treatment, care and support for older patients following a trauma.

Trauma Service

We provide emergency, trauma and critical care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Travel, Tropical, Refugee & Immigrant Clinic

We provide specialist care of general infectious diseases, with an additional focus on imported and/or travel-associated infections.


We care for people with urological conditions such as cancers, stone disease and continence problems.

Vascular Surgery

We provide a full range of vascular diagnostic, interventional endovascular and conventional vascular surgery.

Victorian Centre for Excellence in Eating Disorders

The Victorian Centre of Excellence in Eating Disorders (CEED) is a statewide service that forms part of Victoria’s specialist public mental health services.

Young Adults Diabetes

We provide treatment, care and support to 16 to 25 year olds with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Young Adults Transition Service

We provide support to new clients with congenital and developmental disabilities, such as spina bifida and hydrocephalus, as they transition from paediatric to adult healthcare services.