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Information about Ebola – your safety is our priority

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is the designated state-wide service for Viral Haemorrhagic Fever, which includes receiving patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

We’d like to remind the community that Ebola is not spread via the airborne route – it is spread through close contact with the blood, secretions, organs or other bodily fluids of infected people or animals.

For further information about Ebola please see our Infection Prevention page or visit the Ebola Virus Disease page on the Better Health Channel.



Register now for Melbourne’s Royal Walk and Fun

Whether you walk, run or bring along the family dog, the Royal Walk and Fun Run is the event of the year to show your support for The Royal Melbourne Hospital

5 March 2015
New study “game-changer” for stroke treatment worldwide

A landmark study published in the New England Journal of Medicine today heralds a new era in stroke treatment across the globe.

12 February 2015
The Doherty Institute congratulates Professor Anne Kelso, named as the CEO of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Professor Anne Kelso, currently the Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Professor Kelso will succeed Professor Warwick Anderson in the prestigious position.

11 February 2015
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.

3 September 2014
Top award for RMH oncologist

One of Australia’s brightest medical oncologists has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to Australian cancer research and treatment.

11 August 2014

Celebrating Research

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. Research at the hospital has a bright future, with the inaugural RMH Research Medal being awarded to two of our brightest researchers. Congratulations 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.

27 June 2014
RMH cardiac experts 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.

11 June 2014

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The Royal Walk & Fun Run - Sunday 29 March

The Royal Walk & Fun Run - Sunday 29 March 2015

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Be a stallholder at the Community Services Expo 2015 this April

The popular RMH Community Services Expo is on again this April. The Expo aims to inform RMH staff about the range of community services available to support people when they are discharged from hospital.

Stall holders are invited to bring information about how their service can support RMH patients. Our focus is on adults and older people who require additional support after a hospital stay and those living in the community with chronic and complex health conditions.

Find out how you can register an expression of interest.


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Your donation helps improve patient care, purchase life-saving medical equipment, and ensure our research teams continue to find better ways to cure our patients.

Make an online donation today.

You Made a Difference Awards

You Made a Difference Awards

Nominate a staff member, volunteer or team for a "You Made a Difference Award" - celebrating the commitment of our people to patient care and customer service - nominate now.

Visiting hours, getting here and parking

Visitors are always welcome at The RMH as they play an important part in the recovery and comfort of patients. Find out our visiting hours, locations and parking information.

No smoking at The Royal Melbourne HospitalNo smoking at The Royal Melbourne Hospital

We would like to remind visitors, staff and patients that The Royal Melbourne Hospital is a smoke free zone. No smoking is allowed on hospital grounds.


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