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e-med diving medicals
e-med offers a full range of diving medicals:
  • from the basic medical for those taking up the sport
  • HSE medicals for Commercial Instructors, Divemasters or Saturation divers
  • At e-med we have many years experience of Dive medicine
  • The doctor is registered on the HSE Approved List of Dive Examiners and is a BSAC Medical Referee
  • The doctor is an experienced SCUBA diver
  • We are happy to discuss any diving issues over the phone or by e-mail
  • We can do your travel immunisations if you are going abroad

When should I contact e-med?
  • When you need a dive medical
  • If you have any concerns with your health before you take up scuba diving
  • If you come back from a dive trip and have had problems when diving
N.B. If you think you may be experiencing symptoms of Decompression Sickness please call DAN on 01224-585747.


What does a dive medical cost?

There are different sorts of medical needed for different levels of qualification:
  • Open Water Medical - for those about to start diving [40]


    • Full physical examination
      Lung function tests
      BMI
      Urinalysis
      Blood pressure

  • Fit to Dive - for those taking up diving who have a medical problem that needs fuller examination [60]


    • e.g. asthma, history of epilepsy or lung disease

  • HSE Preliminary Medical - for the Divemaster or Instructor qualification, Saturation Divers, Underwater Cameramen [120 + films]


    • Full physical examination
      Spirometry
      Audiogram
      ECG and Exercise ECG
      Blood and Urine Tests
      Chest X-ray

  • HSE Annual Repeat Medical [80]


    • As above but without the blood test and X-ray

  • Assessment of fitness to return to diving after a bend or other illness [80]

How do I know which medical I need?

Just e-mail e-med at doctor@e-med.co.uk or phone +44 (0) 20 7806 4028 and they will be happy to advise you.


How do I book a dive medical?

Please phone +44 (0) 20 7806 4028 or complete the Appointment Request Form.




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