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.


Breaking news: 

The December 2019 issue is available NOW via your membership 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

19 - 24 April 2020

Tutukaka, New Zealand


2020 EUBS, Prague, Czech Republic

16 - 19 September 2020

Prague, Czech Republic


International Congress on Hyperbaric Medicine

11 - 15 November 2020

Rio Othon Palace Hotel, in Copacabana


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