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 are 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.

Breaking news: 

The September 2018 issue of DHM is now on line for members to log in and read.

DHM now on PubMed Central (PMC)!

PMC is the most important medical scientific database in the public domain. This is retrospective to the March 2017 issue. PMC complies with our one-year embargo policy, so articles from the March, June and September 2017 issues will be available on PMC very soon. This markedly increases DHM’s visibility to the international medical and scientific online readership.

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


2019 SPUMS 48th Annual Scientific Meeting

20 - 26 May 2019

Honiara, Solomon Islands


2019 UHMS Annual Scientific Meeting

27 - 29 June 2019

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort


2019 EUBS, Tel Aviv

09 - 12 September 2019

David InterContinental Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel


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