Welcome to the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society (SPUMS).

SPUMS was founded in 1971 and the purposes of the Society have remained unchanged since its inception: To facilitate the study of all aspects of underwater and hyperbaric medicine, to provide information on underwater and hyperbaric medicine, to publish a journal and to convene members of the Society annually at a scientific conference

Half year memberships available now.

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Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine. The Journal of South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society (Incorporated in Victoria) A0020660B and the European Underwater and Baromedical Society.


Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine is now published electronically. To access the journal log in as a Member.

IMPORTANT: Submissions will only be accepted electronically. Authors, we ask that you visit Manuscript Manager (our online submission platform). Please download a copy of our Instructions to Authors and other important documents required for submitting - which you can find in the Submitting to DHM part of this website.

Older issues can be accessed free of charge at the Rubicon Foundation website


2018 HTNA - 26th Annual Scientific Meeting

16 – 18 August 2018

The Bandha Hotel and Suites, Legian, Bali, Indonesia


2018 2nd Tricon Scientific Conference

23–29 September 2018

Durban, South Africa


2019 SPUMS 48th Annual Scientific Meeting

20 - 26 May 2019

Honiara, Solomon Islands


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