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Diver Medic launches Diving Emergency Medical Responder course

The Diver Medic is excited to announce the new EFR Instructor Authored Programme called Diving Emergency Medical Responder (DEMR) Course. The purpose of the...

Underwater Photography: Open All Hours

Just before the seasonal break, I was lucky enough to visit Egypt for two weeks conducting escorted trips, one week on a liveaboard (on...

How to correctly transport a scuba tank

Since 11 September, tighter flying regulations exist. Still, terrorist attacks occur, like the Russian airplane crash above northern Sinai a few years ago. Smuggling...

Sudden hearing loss causes scare for diver

November 2015, Italy. Gabriel**, an experienced Spanish diving instructor in his 40s, travelled to Italy with his friends by car. He is enjoying his...

Can you dive with epilepsy?

Divers who have epilepsy should consider all the factors of their condition before going underwater, as a seizure while diving can have serious implications...

DAN Europe: Assessing Basic Vital Signs

Assessing vital signs (‘vitals’) is a key component of good first aid. It consists of taking a series of simple measurements that provide data...

DAN Europe: Good Fortune After Bad

  The Diver A 40-year-old male did four rebreather dives one day from a liveaboard near Socorro Island. Maximum depths of the dives ranged from 35m...
DAN Europe

Divers Alert Network: Europe

Many divers know these three letters - DAN. The acronym stands for ‘Divers Alert Network’, and its European branch, founded in 1983 by Prof...

Whitley Bay’s Deep Blue Pirates

Lighthearted profile of dive centres or clubs from all over the United Kingdom. This month, we look at Whitley Bay’s Deep Blue Pirates. Deep Blue...

Iceland’s Silfra dive site is revered around the world

Iceland’s Silfra dive site is revered around the world, but as Mark Evans found out, there is much more to this dramatic island than...