Treating 80,000 adult patients and consumers a year.

As one of Victoria's two adult Major Trauma Centres, the RMH has one of the biggest major trauma loads in Australia and has been integral to the emergency response for several major incidents. 

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Latest news & events

A story of resilience and love: how Brianna beat all the odds
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Medical support officers (MSOs) at the RMH Emergency Department
Meet the newest members of the ED team - Medical Support Officers
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The RMH staff recognised in 26 January Honours
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Emergency doctor Dr Emma West with her portrait painted by colleague Dr Amaali Lokuge
The RMH Emergency physician thanks COVID-19 healthcare workers with artwork
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Emergency patient Em Stoneham and family
The RMH Emergency patient airlifted to hospital after smart watch notified authorities
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ED patient's family with artwork donated in memoriam
Donated artwork brightens up the RMH Emergency Department
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Dr Glenn Harrison in PPE giving thumbs up
Dr Glenn Harrison appointed Director of Australian Indigenous Doctors Association
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Adam Deane
The Intensive Care Unit’s A/Prof Professor Adam Deane awarded $150,000 grant
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The frontline heroes at one of Australia's busiest emergency departments feature in Nine's gripping medical series.

The observational documentary series filmed at the Royal Melbourne Hospital gains unprecedented access to one of the busiest major trauma centres in Melbourne.

Last updated 29 November 2022