NHS England believes that hyperbaric oxygen is currently over provided, at an unnecessary cost to tax payers, and they propose to reduce the number of hyperbaric chambers from ten to eight.Read more
In a recent statement, Dive Master Insurance said: "UK clients visiting Guernsey and Jersey should be aware that where hyperbaric treatment is required following a diving accident they will be repatriated to the UK.Read more
All divers intending to dive within Guernsey's 12-mile limit—both commercial and recreational divers—who subsequently require the use of the local hyperbaric chamber, will be charged GB£30,000 per treatment by the States of Guernsey.1 IRead more
He is currently pursuing a fellowship specializing in undersea and hyperbaric medicine at the University of California - San Diego (UCSD). In addition to clinical activities related to diving, he is also involved with diving medicine research.Read more
According to the Divers Alert Network, heart attacks and unknown heart rhythms are the most common cause of diving-related deaths after age 40,
This study documented that shallow-depth diving induces enlargement of left ventricles and diastolic dysfunction.
The cardiovascular changes that occur during immersion may increase the risk of cardiac problems in divers who are unfit, overweight or have underlying heart disease, researchers saidRead more