With its 42 bed capacity, the RMH Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is one of the biggest and busiest ICUs in Australia. We care for almost 3,000 patients every year.
We provide a full range of tertiary (or level 3) intensive care services catering for adult patients from within the hospital, the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) and the Women’s, as well as transfers from other hospitals.
Making things better with research.
The RMH Intensive Care Unit has a strong commitment to research. Our consultant group includes several specialists who have completed or are studying towards a higher degree to enhance our research opportunities.
Latest news & events
Losing a loved one is an incredibly sad time, but some families whose loved ones have died in our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are choosing to give back in a way that is helping other patients get home faster, and with dignity.
He wears scrubs instead of skivvies, but the Royal Melbourne Hospital’s (RMH) intensive care unit (ICU) nurse Steven Moylan wiggled into action to help a very special patient.
A new research project is underway in the Royal Melbourne Hospital’s (RMH) Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and ward 6SE (cardiothoracic) to investigate the ways in which cardiac surgery patients wake up from their anaesthetics in ICU.