With a stroke, every minute counts.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Neurology and Stroke service is an internationally recognised centre for world-class patient care, specialty and subspecialty training, and clinical research. Our Mobile Stroke Unit provides rapid diagnosis and treatment for patients suffering a stroke.

About us

Find out more about who we are and what we do

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We offer a range of exciting career choices for health professionals.
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Clinical trials

We conduct research to develop new treatments or to decide which is the best available treatment or care. We focus on prevalent neurological conditions, such as dementia, Parkinson's diseases, MND, spinal cord injury and stroke.

Neurology and Stroke physio assisting patient walking with bars

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A stroke happens when the blood supply to your brain is stopped. It can be caused by a blocked or burst artery. Every 19 minutes, a person in Australia will suffer a stroke. 

We conduct research in stroke and neurosciences. If you'd like to support our research work, donate now.

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Last updated 13 December 2022