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 No smoking

New smoking bans for all hospitals 

From today smoking is not permitted on the grounds of and within four metres of Victorian hospitals and registered community health centres.  This will assist us in protecting our patients, staff and visitors from exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke and support people who have quit or trying to quit smoking.

We ask for your support – We care about your health. Please don’t smoke here.

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Professor Sharon Lewin ­- Melburnian of the Year

The inaugural Director of the Doherty Institute and leading HIV scientist and infectious diseases physician, Professor Sharon Lewin, has been awarded the highest accolade of the City of Melbourne.

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Melbourne Health welcomes funding for Orygen

Melbourne Health welcomes today’s announcement from the Victorian Labour Party of a significant financial contribution for the Orygen capital campaign for its integrated research and clinical centre.

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New $1billion cancer centre reaches high milestone

The world-class $1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) Project has marked an historic milestone, with the 13-storey building in Parkville reaching its full height of 72 metres.
MH logo media Closure of South Stone Lodge Residential Aged Care Facility

NorthWestern Mental Health's South Stone Lodge residential ages care facility will cease operation at the end of 2014
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Doherty Institute aiming to lead the global research effort against infectious diseases

Australia's capacity to play a lead in the global response to new and emerging infectious diseases with the launch of the Doherty.

Epilepsy mystery uncovered by Melbourne researchers

Melbourne researchers are one-step closer to understanding how the genes we inherit may lead to developing common forms of epilepsy.

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RMH oncologist receives 2014 cancer achievement award One of Australia’s brightest medical oncologists has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to Australian cancer research and treatment.

2014 Celebrating Research Gala

Celebrating Research - RMH Research Hall of Fame and Research Medal

Congratulations to the 19 legends of research who were inducted into the RMH Research Hall of Fame at the gala dinner on Saturday 21 June. The inaugural RMH Research Medal was awarded to Dr Kathryn Field and Prof Fary Khan. For photos from the event, visit the RMH Google+ album. To watch two short films highlighting the achievements of our resarch legends, visit our YouTube channel.

Prof Kalman 150x90 RMH cardiac expert takes out top NHMRC award

In an award ceremony held in Canberra on 11 June, The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Professor Jonathan Kalman was awarded the National Health and Medical Research Council’s top prize for excellence in health and medical research.


New anti-cancer powder starch to fight cancer at breakfast time
3 June 2014

A new powder made from a modified cornstarch, believed to have anti-cancer properties, is currently being trialed at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Herald Sun kidney transplant story Teamwork on a new scale - an Australian first see 6 kidney transplants in one day
23 May 2014

Thursday 22 May saw the transplantation teams from The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Private, the Austin and the Monash Medical Centre work together to undertake Australia's largest paired kidney exchange.

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