Category: News & Features

BMMS Science Day

BMMS Science Day

The programme and tickets have been released for the British Mountain Medicine Science Day on 13 November 2019.

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UK surgical trainees with OOPEs in low-middle income countries required for research

UK surgical trainees with OOPEs in low-middle income countries required for research

UK surgical trainees who have taken an OOPE in a low-middle income country required for research project.

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The Definitive Junior Doctors’ Guide to Working and Living in New Zealand

The Definitive Junior Doctors’ Guide to Working and Living in New Zealand

Junior doctors Shona Main and Will Denehan have demystified and condensed all you need to know to make the move to live and work as a doctor in New Zealand. What are you waiting for?

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Diving: Managing Decompression Illness in Remote Locations

Diving: Managing Decompression Illness in Remote Locations

Looking after divers on expedition? The docs from Plymouth’s hyperbaric medical facility, DDRC Healthcare, run us through the physiology and management of decompression illness.

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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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