The purpose of the society is:

  • to promote and facilitate the study of all aspects of underwater and hyperbaric medicine;
  • to provide information on underwater and hyperbaric medicine;
  • to promote communication between members and to publish a journal;
  • to convene members annually at a scientific conference and to hold meetings and other activities to inform, and develop fellowship and friendship amongst members.

Joining SPUMS

If you would like to become a member of SPUMS, click below to sign up to gain access today, please select the Full Member Diving Doctor if you wish to be included in our Diving Doctors List.

You will then be taken to Stripe our payment gateway once you have completed our signup form to pay your membership fee, once paid this will automatically renew via our secure payment gateway Stripe unless canceled by you, and you can cancel at any time. We do not store any payment information and this makes renewing your membership easy and continuous. We will notify you when your subscription is about to renew.  

Our membership duration is for one year from 01 January to 31 December. You will be sent a reminder when your membership is about to be renewed automatically. For any queries please contact Steve Goble This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Full Member


Any medical practitioner who is legally qualified in the country of their nationality.

Full Member & Diving Doctor


The same as Full membership, but you wish to be listed on our Diving Doctors List.

Educational Institute


Any Educational institution may apply for membership. Includes IP access if required.

Associate Member


Available to any person who is not a legally qualified medical practitioner.

Retired Member


A member who has retired from all paid medical employment.

Student Member


A member who is training to become a legally qualified medical practitioner.

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