United kingdom


Medical fitness

Before diving in the UK everyone must have a routine medical assessment showing that they are fit enough to dive. Some factors that may disqualify for diving are asthma, diabetes, epilepsy.

Hyperbaric units

Hyperbaric Medicine Unit
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Foresterhill, Aberdeen
Tel.: +44 8454086008
E-mail: sdm@hyperchamber.com

Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory
Dunbeg, Oban
Tel.: +44 1631563175

Millport Hyperbaric Unit
University Marine Biological Station
Millport, Isle of Cumbrae
Tel.: +44 1475530581

Orkney Hyperbaric Unit, Old Academy
Back Road, Stromness, Orkney
Tel.: +44 1856 885400
E-mail: icit@demon.co.uk

North West Emergency Recompression Unit
Murrayfield Hospital
Holmwood Drive, Thingwall, Wirral
Tel.: +44 151648 8000
Fax: +44 151648 8080
E-mail: dr.mark.forrest@hyperbaric-medicine.co.uk

Atlantic Enterprise UK Ltd
7 Parkstone Road, Poole, Dorset
Tel: +44 1202678278
Fax: +44 1202678478
E-mail: help@atlanticenterprise.com

Diving Diseases Research Centre
Hyperbaric Medical Centre
Tamar Science Park
Research Way, Plymouth
Tel.: +44 1752209999
Fax: +44 1752209115
E-mail: enquiries@ddrc.org

Department of Hyperbaric Medicine
Fire Headquarters, Isle of Man
Tel.: +44 1624626394
Fax: +44 1624670289
E-mail: hyperbaric@enterprise.net

McIver Hyperbaric Unit
James Paget Healthcare NHS Trust
Lowestoft Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Tel.: +44 1493452452

Capital Hyperbarics
Highgate Hospital, 17-19 View Road, London
Tel.: +44 2083473883
Fax: +44 2083473884
Email: help@capitalhyperbarics.com

London Hyperbaric Medicine
Whipps Cross University Hospital
Whipps Cross Road, Leytonstone, London
Tel.: +44 7736898066

The London Diving Chamber
The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth
60 Grove End Rd, St Johns Wood, London
Tel.: +44 2078064028
E-mail: doctor@e-med.co.uk

Diving emergency

DAN Europe UK
EMP House, Telford Way
Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3HE
Tel.: +44 8450291990
Fax: +44 8450291991
E-mail: uk@daneurope.org


There are no essential vaccination requirements for the UK.