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.




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 51 (4) December 2021 will be available now via your society login 20 December 2021.


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 Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Journal website


EUBS Webinar on 'Good Clinical Practice in HBO Therapy’

15 December 2021



SPUMS annual scientific meeting 2022


Virtual via Zoom


UHMS Annual Scientific Meeting

22-26 May 2022

Peppermill Resort and Casino, Reno, NV, USA


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