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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.



New drug trial gives hope to type one diabetes sufferers

Melbourne medical researchers believe an anti-cancer drug may hold the key for people newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

24 April 2015

The world’s best health research on our doorstep

Melbourne Healthcare Partners Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre, led by Melbourne Health, has been recognized as one of the world’s best for using medical research to improve patient care by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

1 April 2015
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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New smoking bans No smoking at The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Smoking is not permitted on the grounds of and within four metres of Victorian hospitals and registered community health centres. We ask for your support - we care about your health. Please don't smoke here. For more information visit Department of Health Victoria.

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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.


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