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London Diving Chamber - Hyperbaric services at the recompression chamber

The London Diving Chamber, a Hyperbaric decompression chamber offering NHS funded recompression to divers with Decompression Sickness (DCS) together with other Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) treatments.

London Diving Chamber specialises in Diving Medicine and provides a 24 hour clinic with everything a diver could need from a medical facility.

NHS Funded Treatment What we do:

Please contact us for details.

For booking routine diving medicals call: 0207 806 4028Download the LDC iPhone app

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Latest Events and News from London Diving Chamber

LDC Dive Lectures 2014

Bringing the spectacular underwater realm and the incredible behaviour of animals to you.

That's right, everyone, London Diving Chamber's enormously popular Dive Lectures return for 2014.

Tickets for this usually go ludicrously quickly so make sure you get registered now...

more details of the London Diving Chamber 2014 Dive Lectures »

 

LDC-Training DMT Manual App

The DMT app translates the 300 page Diver Medic Technician course manual into app form, utilising an intuitive navigation system to help the Diver Medic locate important information quickly.

Now available on the iPad.

More details of the LDC-Training DMT Manual smartphone application »

 

Saracens Feel the Pressure

Saracen powerhouse Brad Barritt talks to the Evening Standard about getting his HBOT (Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Treatment) at LDC.

Brad suffered an ankle injury in a recent game against Toulon and has since been striving to get back to full fitness with the aid of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

more details of Brad Barritt's hyperbaric treatment »

 

LDC iPhone App

LDC App - NEW Version now available on iPhone and Android.

For those of you who haven't already downloaded the App; what are you waiting for? And for those of you who have; get updating, because we've added plenty more features!

More information on the London Diving Chamber iPhone application »

 

Going for Gold - LDC Puts in an Olympic Performance

The London Diving Chamber has hit the headlines again with our star patient, London 2012 Gold Medalist Greg Rutherford.

more details of the London Diving Chamber and Greg Rutherford »

 

Oxygen Healing and the Daily Mail

Featured in the Daily Mail Health section this week was an article promoting the work we do here with Oxygen Healing at the London Diving Chamber, focusing on one of our own patients, Gwynneth Flowers.

more details of Oxygen Healing and the Daily Mail »

 

Tanked Up iPad App

Great news for techno-geeks and bookworms alike: The Tanked Up Magazine iPad app is here and it's free.

more details of the Tanked Up Magazine iPad App »

 

A Career In Dive Medicine

LDC and MDC are looking for enthusiastic doctors with an interest in diving and hyperbarics to join our busy team.

A background in A and E, General Practice or Anaesthesia would be useful.

LDC is also looking for paramedics, nurses with critical care background, or HCA's with an interest in diving and diving medicine to join our bank of hyperbaric tenders. Two days free training will be provided subject to medical requirements.

For more information or to arrange a visit please contact us.

 

Dr Firth and the Daily Mail

The Medical Director of the London and Midlands Diving Chambers, the delectable Dr Oliver Firth, was asked to give his expert opinion to those insightful people at the Daily Mail on the 'Diver who Cheated Death' whilst working in the North Sea.

more details of Dr Firth and the Daily Mail »

 

FAQ Dive Medicine

The bible of dive medicine is here.

FAQ Dive Medicine is a new and invaluable book brought to you by the specialist doctors at London Diving Chamber and it is aimed at YOU, the diver.

More information about the FAQ Dive Medicine book »

 

LDC Training Site Launched

The IMCA recognised Diver Medic Technician (DMT) course is now available from LDC Training along with a whole range of other diving, first aid, and hyperbaric training.

More information about courses offered by LDC Training »

 

LDC and MDC involved in Medical Trials

LDC and MDC are providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy to volunteers in a trial organised by the Royal Marsden Hospital, hoping to ameliorate the long term adverse effects of radiotherapy for pelvic cancer.

For more information, have a look at the Royal Marsden Hospital trial details as well as this newspaper coverage.

 

New Courses Run By LDC

New Courses Run By LDC

The London Diving Chamber and LDC Training have a whole host of new courses for you to educate, enlighten and entertain yourselves with. The full list is:

More information on the new courses run by the London Diving Chamber »

 

Midlands Diving Chamber

The Midlands Diving Chamber Is Now Open!

Our new hyperbaric facility based in Rugby is now open and ready to treat cases of Decompression Illness (DCI) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from all over the Midlands.

More information on the Midlands Diving Chamber »

 

RSS News Feeds - Dive Medical Advice

RSS News Feeds - Dive Medical Advice

London Diving Chamber is now providing RSS News Feeds for each Dive Medical Advice category. more information about RSS/XML News Feeds of Dive Medical Advice offered by the London Diving Chamber »

 



RSS News Feeds

Get your boat ship shape in time for easter

The long Easter weekend is the ideal time to get the boat back on the water and the Coastguard is calling on people to check that all is in order before setting out.…

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Two boys cut off by rising tide

Just after 6pm tonight Swansea Coastguard received a 999 emergency call from two boys who had been cut off by the rising tide whilst walking at Summerhouse Point, Llantwit Major.…

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Stornoway coastguard standby cargo vessel in difficulty

Just before 10.30 this morning Stornoway Coastguard was alerted by VHF to the cargo vessel 'Wilson Gdynia' which has lost steerage approximately 20 miles west of Skerryvore Lighthouse, South West of Tiree…

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