• International Nepal Fellowship Ear Camp

    International Nepal Fellowship Ear Camp

    Anand Kasbekar, ENT Registrar, on his two weeks with the International Nepal Fellowship in Nepalganj, Nepal. 598 patient consultations and 118 surgeries – here is his story.

  • The AM Guide to the new GMC APS Rules

    The AM Guide to the new GMC APS Rules

    The GMC has now ruled that new doctors, or those returning to the specialist register, must work in an Approved Practice Setting (APS) until after their first revalidation. This potentially has big implications for the expedition and event medicine community. Ever your humble servants, we have liaised with the GMC to help answer your questions.

  • SWMUK Conference and Wild Trials

    SWMUK Conference and Wild Trials

    For those that missed out – a report from the Student Wilderness Medicine Conference 2013 and information about upcoming SWMUK Events

  • The AM Guide to Kilimanjaro

    The AM Guide to Kilimanjaro

    Kilimanjaro is a frequent destination for expedition doctors, especially early in their career. Yet despite its accessibility, it has the highest absolute number of deaths of any mountain. Our own in-house Kilimanjaro expert, Hannah Evans, gives us her tips for a successful trip.

  • AusMAT: Typhoon Haiyan Field Hospital

    AusMAT: Typhoon Haiyan Field Hospital

    Following the devasation of supertyphoon Haiyan, Anaesthetic Consultant Dan Holmes deployed to Tacloban with the Australian Medical Assistance Team to help in the relief efforts. Here, he tells us about his mission.

  • Coral Cay Conservation

    Coral Cay Conservation

    Coral Cay is a marine conservation charity with projects in the Philippines, Cambodia and Montserrat. In this article, Raju Raman and Zoe Hulme tells us about their time with them as Medical Officers on the island of Southern Leyte in the Philippines.

  • Microadventures

    Microadventures

    Ben Watts, Student Paramedic and ‘Microadventurer’ tells us how he makes the most of his life outside the 9-5.

  • Annapurna GP – Working in Nepal

    Annapurna GP – Working in Nepal

    Tamara Keith tells us about her experiences at the Dhital Health Centre, close to Annapurna Basecamp and gives us some advice about working in Nepal.

  • Legal Aspects of Expedition Medicine

    Legal Aspects of Expedition Medicine

    Marika Davies, Medicolegal Advisor at the MPS, answers your questions about the legal aspects of expedition medicine, including indemnity, Good Samaritan acts, treating Americans and looking after locals.

  • Trapped Underwater

    Trapped Underwater

    Medical student and kayaker Dave Burne talks us through what he learnt about first aid and orthopaedics after hyperextending his knee 90 degrees the wrong way to escape his kayak, pinned underwater. Practical (and painful) wilderness anatomy.

  • Expedition Dentistry for Medics

    Expedition Dentistry for Medics

    Burjor Langdana, Dental Surgeon at the British Antarctic Survey Medical Unit and Matt Edwards, Expedition Doctor, cover preparation, kit, dental history taking and examination and the diagnosis and management of common dental conditions.