Category: News & Features

Mutual Benefits of International Volunteering: The Evidence

Mutual Benefits of International Volunteering: The Evidence

Looking for the evidence on working abroad to wave in front of your concerned programme director? The RCPSG have produced a must read report to help with job interviews or your bid for ‘out of programme’ experience.

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Doug Scott CBE talk for IPPG

Doug Scott CBE talk for IPPG

Hear about his ‘Crawl down The Ogre’, one of the most dramatic stories of mountain survival ever told. Joint fundraiser for Community Action Nepal and our friends at IPPG, Cardiff, Tues 7th November.

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Elective Competition 2017

Elective Competition 2017

We are proud to open the Adventure Medic Elective Competition 2017! There’s a superb prize for the best adventure article from medical students or new doctors, submitted by 19th December 2017.

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World Extreme Medicine 2017

World Extreme Medicine 2017

WEM’s back in Edinburgh! Come visit the Adventure Medic stand at World Extreme Medicine 2017.

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Coming Down from On High

Coming Down from On High

Sophie Wallace reflects on returning to Everest following the avalanche of 2014, on the psychological aspects of expedition life and what we can learn from the military about decompression and debriefing.

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Prescription Medications for Expeditions

Prescription Medications for Expeditions

Newly published guidance on prescription-only medicines for expedition medics: where to get them? How to travel with them? And what if the group has no accompanying doctor?

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Xtreme Everest – The Story So Far

Xtreme Everest – The Story So Far

We catch up with Kay Mitchell, Senior Research Manager at the Xtreme Everest Team, as we approach the tenth anniversary of their Everest Summit and that famous 2.55 KPa arterial blood gas.

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New Triumph Against Malaria

New Triumph Against Malaria

Scientists at Cardiff University have dramatically streamlined the production of Artemisinin, the number one treatment for Malaria.

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Ueli Steck dies on Everest

Ueli Steck dies on Everest

Swiss climber Ueli Steck has died while acclimatising for an ascent of Everest.

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To the Darien Gap and beyond

To the Darien Gap and beyond

This month the six members of the British Trans-Americas Expedition set forth on their 20,000 mile journey from south to north along the pan-American highway by motorbike.

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