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.


Renewal of your membership for 2021 is 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 next issue of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Volume 51 (2) June 2021 will be available via your Society login 30 June.


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


2021 SPUMS 50th Annual Scientific Meeting

21-23 May 2021

HMAS Penguin (Sydney) or via Zoom


2021 EUBS, Prague, Czech Republic

September 2021

Prague, Czech Republic


South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society, 2022


Tutukaka, New Zealand


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