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Blue Ventures

Blue Ventures believes that with the right knowledge, developing coastal communities can live in harmony with their marine environments.

Blue Ventures
 

British Canoe Union

The BCU is the umbrella organisation for Canoe England, Canoe Wales, Canoe Association of Northern Ireland and the Scottish Canoeing Association.

British Canoe Union
 

British Sub-Aqua Club

BSAC are the UK’s leading dive club and the sport’s National Governing Body, providing an internationally-recognised diver training and development programme via a network of clubs and centres across the country and overseas.

British Sub-Aqua Club
 

Divers Alert Network (DAN)

Divers Alert Network (DAN) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) dive safety organization. DAN's mission is to help divers in need of medical emergency assistance and to promote dive safety through research, education, products and services.

The DAN Emergency Hotline (+1-919- 684-9111) is available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week, to assist with medical emergencies and to facilitate medical evacuation services. DAN also provides a Medical Information Line (+1-919- 684-2948) during normal business hours for nonemergency questions.

Divers Alert Network (DAN)
 

Diving Diseases Research Centre (DDRC),

The Diving Diseases Research Centre (DDRC) is a charity which aims to promote and take part in the medical treatment, training and research associated with the use of hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of diving diseases and other medical problems.

Diving Diseases Research Centre (DDRC),
 

Diving Medicine for Scuba Divers

Download site for Diving Medicine for Scuba Divers ebook.  The book deals mainly with diving problems, their causes, first-aid and prevention. It does not deal with specific medical treatments.   Diving authors and editors may extract whatever they wish for their articles. It may be used commercially on the condition that there is acknowledgement of the source, with our web address promulgated so that clients can access the complete and related data.  Because the previous edition is out of print and there still seems to be a need for this expanded publication, it is now made available free to any and all divers and paramedics on the internet. Under these conditions, the original authors, plus John Pennefather, have agreed that the text be made available without royalties and without imposing copyright.

Diving Medicine for Scuba Divers
 

European Underwater and Baromedical Society

The EUBS is the European scientific society dedicated to the study and promotion of diving and hyperbaric medicine, a fascinating but all too little known field of medicine.
 

European Underwater and Baromedical Society
 

London Diving Chamber – Hyperbaric services at the recompression chamber

The London Diving Chamber is a hyperbaric decompression chamber offering NHS funded recompression to divers with Decompression Sickness (DCS) together with other Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) treatments.  London Diving Chamber specialises in Diving Medicine and provides a 24 hour clinic with everything a diver could need from a medical facility.

London Diving Chamber – Hyperbaric services at the recompression chamber
 

Marine Conservation Society

The UK charity for the protection of our seas, shores and wildlife. Our seas are under immense pressure: too many fish are being taken out, too much rubbish is being thrown in and too little is being done to protect our precious marine wildlife and vital fish stocks.  MCS' vision is for seas rich in wildlife, abundant fish stocks and pollution free beaches and bathing waters – seas that are fit for wildlife to thrive in and for people to enjoy, and seas that will support future generations with abundant resources.

Marine Conservation Society
 

Maritine and Coastguard Agency (UK)

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency implements the government's maritime safety policy in the UK.and works to prevent the loss of life on the coast and at sea.

The MCA provide a 24-hour maritime search and rescue service around the UK coast and in the international search and rescue region through HM Coastguard and inspect and survey ships to ensure that they are meeting UK and international safety rules. Also provided are certification to seafarers, register vessels and respond to pollution from shipping and offshore installations.

Maritine and Coastguard Agency (UK)
 

National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI)

NAUI Worldwide is the world's most respected, largest non-profit diver training organization in the world. Established in 1959 as a membership association and organized solely to support and promote Dive Safety Through Education,   NAUI continues as the recognized leader in innovative education. NAUI Worldwide members offer a full range of training programs from Skin Diver through Instructor Course Director, with dozens of specialty courses including Nitrox and technical diving. Thousands of member instructors, dive businesses, resorts, and service centers are located in countries throughout the world.

National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI)
 

PADI

PADI is the world’s leading scuba diving training organization.   With more than forty years' experience, over 133,500 PADI Professionals and more than 5,800 dive shops and resorts worldwide, PADI training materials and services let you experience scuba diving from nearly anywhere.

PADI
 

Scottish Diving Medicine

Over the past ten years, the number of cases of decompression illness treated in Scotland has risen seven-fold.  In order to provide the highest possible quality of care for divers suffering from decompression illness, technical and clinical expertise is provided by a centrally co-ordinated service.

Scottish Diving Medicine
 

SILVERTIP Expedition & Diving Management

Silvertip provides consultancy, training and underwater filmmaking services to the expedition, film and television industries.
Our highly experienced team provide the expertise, equipment and enthusiasm required to work in some of the world’s most challenging environments. To find out more, browse the what we do pages.  SILVERTIP is committed to providing education about conservation of the natural world and our living oceans. Visit our Google Ocean and eco-aware pages for more information.

SILVERTIP Expedition & Diving Management
 

South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society

The South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society was founded in the early 1970's.

The aims and objectives of the society are:

To promote and facilitate information and research on all aspects of underwater and hyperbaric medicine.
To provide information on underwater medicine to all interested groups. This includes diving organisations, industry, the military, as well as, the individual diver.
To promote exchange of information between members on all aspects of underwater medicine and related subjects and to publish a quarterly Journal.
To convene members annually at a Scientific Conference.

South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society
 

The National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) - United Kingdom

The National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) is an independent company providing expertise and services to the Subsea industry and pressure-related industries. We offer a wide range of services from commercial diver training, hyperbaric welding and subsea testing and consulting to customers worldwide.

The NHC has been involved in the diving industry for many years throughout the provision of training, testing, hyperbaric facilities and decompression studies. Our understanding of extreme environments enables us to provide professional advice and services to customers of all industry markets.

The National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) - United Kingdom
 

The Shark Trust

The Shark Trust is the UK charity for shark conservation. The Trust works to advance the worldwide conservation of sharks through science, education, influence and action.

The Shark Trust
 

The Sylvia Earle Alliance's (SEA)

The Sylvia Earle Alliance's (SEA) purpose is to explore and care for the ocean. We are committed to inspiring a sea change in public awareness, access and support for marine protected areas worldwide, ranging from the deepest ocean to sunlit reefs, and from the seamounts of the high seas to coastal seagrass meadows.

The Sylvia Earle Alliance's (SEA)
 

The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS)

The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) is an international, non-profit organization serving over 2,400 members from more than 50 countries. The UHMS is the primary source of scientific information for diving and hyperbaric medicine physiology worldwide.

The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS)
 

UK Sport Diving Medical Committee

The UK Sport Diving Medical Committee advises the British Sub-Aqua Club, Sub-Aqua Association and Scottish Sub-Aqua Club on diving medicine issues, including assessment of fitness to dive. This is conducted through a national network of medical referees with accredited diving medicine expertise, using a uniform set of medical standards which are continually reviewed as new research is published.

UK Sport Diving Medical Committee
 

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