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

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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.


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


2017 UHMS ASM, Naples

29 June – 01 July 2017

Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples


2017 EUBS 43rd ASM

13–17 September 2017

Ravenna, Italy


2nd Tricon Scientific Conference on DHM

23–29 September 2018

Durban, South Africa


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