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.

President of SPUMS and Convenor 2020
SPUMS ASM, Tutukaka, New Zealand.
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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.


Breaking news: 

The next issue of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Volume 50 (3) September 2020 is available NOW via your Society login.


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


2020 SPUMS 49th Annual Scientific Meeting


Tutukaka, New Zealand


Celebrate 50 Years - South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society

To be confirmed

Venue to be confirmed.


2021 EUBS, Prague, Czech Republic

September 2021

Prague, Czech Republic


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