Your donation will make a difference to the lives of our patients and to the countless number of people who can benefit from our work.

RMH nurse with a patient

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing specialist and general medical and surgical services, including cardiac, neuroscience and oncology and is one of two of the state’s trauma service. 

The generosity of the community reaches many different areas of the hospital, funding a range of projects and initiatives.  Your gift, large or small, will make a difference. You can donate now to the greatest need or you can choose to support a specific area of need.

General donations

Your donation will go towards the greatest need and help honour our vision of "First in Care, Research and Learning".  With your support we continue to make advancements that help us to purchase patient comfort items, invest in the most up-to-date-medical equipment and facilities and undertake innovative research that saves lives. 

Find out more about general donations and make a donation towards the hospital's greatest need now.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) 

Over 2,000 people are admitted to The Royal Melbourne’s ICU every year.  Our new ICU will almost double our capacity and allow us to help more people. 

Find out more about and donate to the ICU Redevelopment Appeal.

Cardiology and heart research

Including the Coronary Care and Step-down Unit, the Cardiac Catheter Laboratories, a Cardiology day ward, and a non-invasive and diagnostic service, the Cardiology Department at The Royal Melbourne is recognised world-wide its comprehensive services and ground-breaking research.

Donate to Cardiology and Heart Research.

Cancer Services

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is one of Victoria’s largest cancer care and treatment facilities, seeing almost 37,000 cancer patients a year.  Our services include the state’s leading adult Bone Marrow Transplant unit, the state’s busiest surgical site for adult neuro-oncology, the most comprehensive data and tissue collection capacity in Victoria and the only academic brain tumour service co-located with university brain tumour laboratories.  Our focus is optimal patient care through treatment and research.

Learn more about and donate to our Cancer Services Appeal.

Neurology and stroke

The Royal Melbourne Hospital has an international reputation for acute therapy research and clinical trials. We treat about 800 inpatients each year in our Stroke Unit which has close links with the neurosurgery department. The Stroke Outpatient Clinic provides a high-quality outpatient service to follow up acute stroke patients.

Donate to neurology and stroke at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Medical research

The Royal Melbourne has a strong commitment to research excellence for the best of health for all Victorians and ultimately for future generations world-wide.  With a proud history of discovery The Royal Melbourne is behind some of the world’s most important medical breakthroughs.

Donate to medical research at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Music therapy

An award-winning program that is recognised as a leader world-wide, our Music Therapy Program is dedicated to enhancing a patient’s well-being through music during their treatment journey.

Find out more about and donate to music therapy.

Corpus Medicorum - lung cancer research

Lung cancer is the fifth most common cancer in Australia accounting for almost 9% of all cancers diagnosed in 2011. Corpus Medicorum is an orchestra of doctors, medical students and health professionals committed to raising much needed funds for research and treatment of lung cancer.

Find out more about Corpus Medicorum.

Donate to Corpus Medicorum - lung cancer research.

P.A.R.T.Y (Trauma Prevention Program)

Trauma and injury is the leading cause of death and disability in young Australians with road trauma being the most common.  The Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y) program is tailored for senior school children (15-18) and young offenders (18-25), educating them about the dangers associated with risky behaviour.

Find out more about P.A.R.T.Y.

Donate to the P.A.R.T.Y Program.

Finlay Macrae research fund

Australia has one of the highest rates of inflammatory bowel disease and bowel cancer in the world.  The Department of Colorectal Medicine and Genetics provides clinical services to Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Bowel Cancer patients and has a world-renown research program. 

Find out more about and donate to the Finlay Macrae research fund.