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.
What we do:
Please contact us for details.
For booking routine diving medicals call: 0207 806 4028
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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 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 »
The London Diving Chamber has hit the headlines again with our star patient, London 2012 Gold Medalist Greg Rutherford.
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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 »
Great news for techno-geeks and bookworms alike: The Tanked Up Magazine iPad app is here and it's free.
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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
For more information or to arrange a visit please contact us.
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 »
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 »
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 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
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 »
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
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 »
Three rescues in two weeks: beware of quicksand
HM Coastguard is once again reminding people of the dangers of quicksand and mud in Morecambe Bay after three rescues in just over a fortnight.…
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Five foreign flagged ships under detention in uk during may 2013
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that five foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during May 2013 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.…
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Mca gives advice on mlc and brown code at seawork 2013
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency will be at Seawork (25-27 June, stand B67) again this year, giving guidance on a wide range of topics. Staff will be available to discuss current developments in the regulatory framework for workboats, pilot boats and renewable energy industry service vessels, and the Maritime Labour Convention which comes into force internationally on 20 August 2013.…
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