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.

Key points

  • The RMH has produced world-renowned clinical trials in endovascular clot retrieval and stroke thrombolysis
  • Our centre includes the Mobile Stroke Unit, Australia‚Äôs first CT-equipped stroke treatment ambulance
Patients need a referral from their GP or healthcare provider. Access referral information

What we do

Our Comprehensive Stroke Care Centre provides rapid diagnosis and treatment for people with stroke.

We provide pre-hospital, inpatient and outpatient services including:

  • 31 bed stroke and neurology inpatient ward with telemetry monitoring
  • Mobile Stroke Unit - Australia’s first CT-equipped stroke treatment ambulance
  • Acute stroke thrombolysis
  • Multimodal CT and MRI imaging
  • Endovascular clot retrieval – designated statewide stroke neurointerventional centre
  • Neurosurgical referral service
  • Stroke rehabilitation services
  • Stroke followup and TIA rapid access clinics

Our clinics

Stroke Follow Up Clinic
The RMH Parkville
Trans Ischaemic Attack (TIA) Clinic
The RMH Parkville
Trans Ischaemic Attack (TIA) Rapid Access Clinic
The RMH Parkville
Medicare
For patients
For health professionals

Need to change or cancel your appointment?

Do one of the following:

  • Access Health Hub to change the appointment yourself
  • Complete our online form and we'll change it for you
  • Call Specialist Clinics (Outpatients) on (03) 9342 7393 and we'll help you over the phone

What to bring

Every time you come

Every time you come in for a test, day procedure, surgery or treatment, you should bring:

  • Medicare card
  • Health Care card (if you have one)
  • Concession card (if you have one)
  • Adverse drug alert card (if you have one)
  • Medications you are currently taking, including any that you have bought without a prescription
  • X-ray films, scans, ultrasounds or any other test results you have which are related to your procedure
  • Private health insurance card (if you want to use it)
  • Aids (glasses, hearing aid, walking frame)

For a clinic appointment

If you come for a clinic appointment, you should also bring:

  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • Your appointment book
  • TAC or WorkCover claim number
Head of service
Prof Bruce Campbell
Contact us
Neurology
Fax
(03) 9342 8427
Address
The RMH Parkville
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria
GP referrals
Fax
(03) 9342 4234
Referrals for Specialist Clinics
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Last updated 13 December 2022