• Andrew Buckley: Peking to Paris

    Andrew Buckley: Peking to Paris

    Andrew Buckley documents his time as the doctor for the 2013 Peking to Paris vintage car race with beautiful photos from the daunting 13,000km rally route.

  • Extreme Medicine Videocast 2: Everest ER

    Extreme Medicine Videocast 2: Everest ER

    In their first ‘Extreme Medicine’ video podcast, Yash and Jan take us back to Everest Base Camp where they chat to the Spring 2014 season Everest ER doctors about the challenges of medicine at remote high altitude.

  • An Interview with Luanne Freer: Everest Doctor

    An Interview with Luanne Freer: Everest Doctor

    In 2003, American ER doctor Luanne Freer, founded the world’s highest medical facility at 5345m: ‘Everest ER’. Adventure Medic Staff Writer Hannah Evans caught up for an interview.

  • Extreme Medicine Videocasts: Introduction

    Extreme Medicine Videocasts: Introduction

    Adventure Medic is delighted to introduce Dr Yashvi Wimalasena and Dr Jan Trojanowski and their ‘Extreme Medicine’ video podcasts. Together, over the next few months, we will be taking you all over the world, from mile-high medicine aboard a 747, to the poles and up into space through a series of educational video podcasts on all things extreme medicine.

  • British Standard 8848 (BS 8848): 2014

    British Standard 8848 (BS 8848): 2014

    Familiarity with BS 8848: the Specification for the Provision of Visits, Fieldwork, Expeditions and Adventurous Activity is crucial for those working as expedition or event medics. After all, soon it may be what you are judged by. Jim Moonie bought a copy so we didn’t have to.

  • Life as a Royal Navy Doctor

    Life as a Royal Navy Doctor

    Surgeon Lieutenant Jo Laird of HMS Somerset chats to Adventure Medic about the challenges and rewards of military medicine as a Royal Navy doctor.

  • Shams: Extreme Sports Videographer

    Shams: Extreme Sports Videographer

    We catch up with the fast-rising French extreme sports filmmaker Shams, fresh back from Ektremsportveko in Norway. He tells us to get a GoPro, a first aid kit, a cat and follow your dreams.

  • Breaking into Expedition Medicine

    Breaking into Expedition Medicine

    Becoming involved in expedition work is one of the things that we are asked about most frequently at Adventure Medic. Our Staff Writer Louise Wade has done it more than most, so here is her experience of getting started.

  • An El Cap Education

    An El Cap Education

    Dr Graham Dawson recounts his trip to Yosemite last summer to climb The Nose. Tragedy, rescue and vertical labouring.

  • Mountain Leader Awards

    Mountain Leader Awards

    Jamie van Oppen walks us through Mountain Leader training scheme.

  • Update: The Revised GMC Approved Practice Setting Rules

    Update: The Revised GMC Approved Practice Setting Rules

    Excellent news! The GMC have updated their Approved Practice Setting Requirements, making them much more ameanable for Foundation and junior doctors involved in event medicine, expeditions and prehospital care. Here is our guide to the changes.