• New Junior Contract: Off But Still Owned

    New Junior Contract: Off But Still Owned

    Editorial / The new Junior Doctor Contract will let managers decide whether or not you can work as an adventurous doctor.

  • Madagascar Medical Expedition (Madex 2015)

    Madagascar Medical Expedition (Madex 2015)

    How do you run a large, fully funded expedition while still a medical student? James Penney on the MADEX 2015 research expedition to remote Madagascar, studying schistosomiasis.

  • Refugee Crisis: In the Calais Jungle

    Refugee Crisis: In the Calais Jungle

    UK Doctors Morven Telling and Byrony Corbyn’s moving account of volunteering in the Calais and Dunkirk refugee camps, including links for volunteers, for donations.

  • Practical Approach to Snowsports Injuries (Part II)

    Practical Approach to Snowsports Injuries (Part II)

    In the second of his series of articles on snowsports injuries, Dr Edi Albert of Perisher Ski Resort discusses the assessment and management of knee and shoulder injuries from the ski doctor’s perspective.

  • The 2015 SWMUK Round-Up

    The 2015 SWMUK Round-Up

    Having spent a large chunk of 2015 helping to organise the SWMUK 2015 Conference in the wilds of Wales, medical student John Millwood Hargrave gives Adventure Medic the lowdown on how it went.

  • On a Wild Goose Chase

    On a Wild Goose Chase

    Dr Lucy Hawkes has spent the last few years chasing the bar-headed goose, one of the world’s highest flying birds, across the Tibetan Plateau. High technology meets old mountain tales meets the Christmas goose in our final article before the holidays.

  • Kakuma: Welcome to Nowhere

    Kakuma: Welcome to Nowhere

    Karen Bevan-Mogg’s trip to Kenya with Primary Care International, a new venture aimed at tackling the growing burden of non-communicable diseases in low to middle income countries. They are currently recruiting NHS GPs to help.

  • Practical Approach to Snowsports Injuries (Part I)

    Practical Approach to Snowsports Injuries (Part I)

    In the first of a series of articles on snowsports injuries, Dr Edi Albert of Perisher Ski Resort discusses the ‘at risk’ groups, common injury patterns in skiers and snowboarders and injury prevention.

  • Guidance for Medical Provision for Wilderness Medicine

    Guidance for Medical Provision for Wilderness Medicine

    The Faculty of Prehospital Care (RCSEd) has published its Guidance for Medical Provision for Wilderness Medicine, a.k.a. the new UK expedition medicine competencies.

  • Carstensz Pyramid

    Carstensz Pyramid

    Vascular surgeon Chris Imray explores the jungles and mountains of West Papua on an ascent of the most exotic Seventh Summit: Carstensz Pyramid, Oceania’s highest peak.

  • 32 Degrees East (and 14 South) – Adventures in Surgery

    32 Degrees East (and 14 South) – Adventures in Surgery

    Charlotte Gunner describes her motivation, preparation, experiences and reflections of volunteering as a junior doctor in surgery in a resource-poor hospital in Zambia.