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

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On behalf of SPUMS Executive Committee, I wish all our members, associates and supporters a safe and happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Thank you for your support of SPUMS in 2017 and we look forward to your continued involvement with our organisation in 2018 and beyond.

David Smart, Hon President


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

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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.

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.

Help us crowd fund for transition to e-Journal https://www.gofundme.com/DHMgoesdigital

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


2018 UHMS ASM, Florida

28 - 30 June 2018

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL


2018 Capita Selecta Diving Medicine

17 March 2018

Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam


2018 2nd Tricon Scientific Conference

23–29 September 2018

Durban, South Africa


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