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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.

What we do:

Please contact us for details.

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London Diving Chamber Worldwide Hyperbaric Chamber Locator

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Find emergency diving services the world over with our database of hyperbaric chambers.

Latest Events and News from London Diving Chamber

Potential Hyperbaric Chamber Closures

NHS England's public consultations for hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) opened recently and includes a proposal to reduce the number of current chamber facilities from 10 to 8, with the closure of one London chamber and one in the South.

more details of the NHS proposal to close hyperbaric chambers »


2018 Dive Lectures

We are delighted to announce that the Dive Lectures 2018, brought to you by the London Diving Chamber in aid of Scuba Trust, will take place on Tuesday 6th March, 2018, at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

more details of the 2018 Dive Lectures at the Royal Geographical Society »


Oxygen Healing for Diabetes

Oxygen Healing for diabetes, as featured in the Daily Mail.

more details of oxygen healing and diabetes »


2014 Dive Lectures Video

The Dive Lectures 2014 at the RGS were a rip-roaring success this year with our highest turn out ever! Watch our behind the scenes undercover cam to see Andy Torbet, Doug Allan, Scuba Trust and the LDC team in action!


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

News story: crew rescued from french fishing vessel off lands end

Six crew from a fishing vessel in distress were airlifted from their disabled vessel off Lands End in atrocious weather conditions over night on 12th March. …

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Foreign flagged ships detained in the uk during february 2019

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that nine foreign flagged ships remained under detention in UK ports during February 2019 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.…

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News story: studland bay dinghy sailors rescued

Three men were rescued from the sea off Studland Bay on the evening of 03 March after they were thrown into the sea from their dinghy. …

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