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 to develop fellowship and friendship amongst members.

Joining SPUMS

If you would like to become a member of SPUMS, click below to register to join, please select the option of Diving Doctor if you wish to be included in our Diving Doctors List.

You will then create an account and be directed to our membership categories page where you can purchase your membership and then, this will be approved by our Administration Team. You will receive confirmation you are a current member and enjoy all the benefits. 

Our membership duration is for one year from 01 January to 31 December. You will be sent a reminder when your membership is due for renewal. 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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