• Nepal Earthquake: Updated

    Nepal Earthquake: Updated

    A magnitude 7.8 earthquake has struck 80 km to the northeast of Kathmandu on the morning of 25 April. Information on Everest ER, IPPG, MEDEX and donating to the Nepal Ambulance Service.

  • Northern Lights: An Elective in Lapland

    Northern Lights: An Elective in Lapland

    Embracing all things snowy, Rachael Parker details her Winter elective in Swedish Lapland, from midnight skiing to patient transfers in the sub-zero.

  • Tropical sunset

    Under the Sea – Operation Wallacea

    GP trainee Katie Sellens swapped locuming in the UK for island-life by volunteering as a medic for Operation Wallacea in remote Indonesia.

  • Ski Doctors in the Southern Alps

    Ski Doctors in the Southern Alps

    Jim Moonie and Sarah Abraham finished Core Training, left the English ‘summer’ and travelled to New Zealand to work as doctors for the ski fields around Queenstown. Let’s be honest – this is a dream job.

  • Expedition Medicine: First Steps up Kilimanjaro

    Expedition Medicine: First Steps up Kilimanjaro

    We get emails every day from readers asking how to get into expedition medicine. Tom Yeoman tells us of his first expedition, and the steps he took that led to the summit of Kilimanjaro.

  • Jungle Medicine on the Amazon Hope

    Jungle Medicine on the Amazon Hope

    Laura Gilchrist’s fortnight of dolphins, salsa, sunsets and sign language. Practicing jungle medicine aboard the Amazon Hope.

  • SAFE Madagascar

    SAFE Madagascar

    Sav Wijesingha’s video of the AAGBI Safer Anaesthesia From Education (SAFE) course in Madagascar this year.

  • The Adventure Medic Guide to Parasites

    The Adventure Medic Guide to Parasites

    Sarah Richardson on how to deal with all things creeping and crawling: from botfly to ringworm.

  • Escape to Sabah – The Land Below The Wind

    Escape to Sabah – The Land Below The Wind

    Joanne Eagleson on taking the winding path through training, escaping to the lowland rain forests of Borneo as a medic with Raleigh International.

  • Tour de Force

    Tour de Force

    Colin Baird cycles the route of the Tour de France as doctor for the ‘Tour de Force’, a charity ride that stays seven days ahead of the pros and finishes up on the Champs Elysees.

  • Avalanche Safety & Medical Management of Avalanche Victims

    Avalanche Safety & Medical Management of Avalanche Victims

    With the best of the winter snow ahead of us, Expedition Skier Baz Roberts and Pre-Hospital Care Consultant Harvey Pynn dig into avalanche medicine.