Category: News & Features

Inspiration to Reality: The Emergency Bottleshower

Inspiration to Reality: The Emergency Bottleshower

Inventor Tim Jeffrey, on the idea and development of an emergency bottle shower for relief agencies and victims of chemical attacks: a great account of how to turn inspiration to innovation, and an invention to reality.

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Cold Card

Cold Card

The Wilderness Medical Society have published a free, printable, double-sided card, summarising the key elements of hypothermia evaluation and field care for laypersons, trained rescuers and first responders.

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Sex, Power and Vulnerability: Safeguarding on Expeditions

Sex, Power and Vulnerability: Safeguarding on Expeditions

Katie Beck, Nurse and Medical Coordination Manager for Raleigh International discusses safeguarding issues for vulnerable adults and younger people, exploring the role of the medic in protecting everyone involved in expeditions from maltreatment.

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World Extreme Medicine Conference 2018

World Extreme Medicine Conference 2018

The World Extreme Medicine Conference will be at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, 23-25 November 2018: extreme, expedition and wilderness medicine; disaster and humanitarian medicine and pre-hospital medicine. See you all there!

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Helicopter Medical Careers Conference

Helicopter Medical Careers Conference

Glasgow University’s Helicopter Medical Careers Conference promises to answer any questions you may have about a job in aeromedicine. The event is for students, paramedics nurses and doctors on 23 March 2019.

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SES Explorer Awards

SES Explorer Awards

Applications have opened for the 2019 Scientific Exploration Society Explorer Awards. Apply for funding for adventurous or research-based expeditions.

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KnO2wledge XI Aviation Physiology Conference

KnO2wledge XI Aviation Physiology Conference

Tickets are on sale for this year’s CASE Medicine KnO2wledge extreme environmental physiology conference in London on 30 November 2018. The theme is aviation.

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Group Dynamics at the Extremes

Group Dynamics at the Extremes

Teamwork can make or break an expedition. So what affects how your group gels together in the field? Dr Nathan Smith, founder of the online School for Psychology in Extremes, In Extremis, gives us an overview of the factors at play.

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Student Wilderness Medicine Conference 2018

Student Wilderness Medicine Conference 2018

Grab your early bird tickets for the 2018 Student Wilderness Medicine Conference 2018 – brought to you by Liverpool Wilderness Medics, 12-14th October, Snowdonia National Park. See you there!

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Safeguarding on Expedition

Safeguarding on Expedition

Looking after vulnerable adults or young people? We asked Jono Oldershaw, registered Social Worker with a specialist interest in international Child Protection and Mental Health to give us a common sense approach to safeguarding on expedition.

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