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Corporate entry Royal Melbourne Hospital (1935 - )

Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Hospitals or Clinics
Alternative Names
  • Melbourne Hospital
Grattan Street, Parkville, Victoria 3052


The Royal Melbourne Hospital was established in 1935 when the Melbourne Hospital was granted the prefix 'Royal'. The Hospital is a major teaching facility and has affiliations with the University of Melbourne, as well as other educational institutes.


 1848 - 1935 Melbourne Hospital
       1935 - Royal Melbourne Hospital

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Related People

  • Curtis, David Roderick (1927 - 2017)

    David Curtis held multiple positions at the Royal Melbourne Hospital including Junior Resident Medical Officer (1951 - 1952) and Senior Resident Medical Officer (1952 - 1953).

    Date: 1951 - 1953

  • Martin, Thomas John (Jack) (1937 - )

    Jack Martin was a Biochemistry Registrar at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 1964.

    Date: 1964

  • Maxwell, Leslie Algernon (Ivan) (1890 - 1964)

    Ivan Maxwell held multiple positions at the Royal Melbourne Hospital including resident medical officer (1919 - 1921c), Out-patient Physician (1927 - 1943) and In-patient Physician (1943 - 1950).

    Date: 1919 - 1950

Published resources


  • Goodman, Rupert and Williams, Jennifer A., Jane Bell, OBE, Lady Superintendent: the Royal Melbourne Hospital, 1910-1934, Spectrum Publications, Melbourne, 1988, 281 pp. Details
  • Gregory, Alan, The Ever Open Door: a History of the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Hyland House, Melbourne, 1998, 520 pp. Details
  • Inglis, K. S., Hospital and Community: a History of the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1958. Details
  • Sherson, Susan, Being There, Royal Melbourne Hospital Graduate Nurses Association, Parkville (Vic.), 2005, 572 pp. Details


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See also

  • Anderson, Warwick and Hunter, Cecily, ''Wars have an overflow on everything': Interview with Ian R, MacKay and Patricia MacKay', Health and History, vol. 15, no. 1, 2013, pp. 104-17. Details

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