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Tickets on Sale: BMC/BMMS Mountain Medicine Weekend 2024

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02/02/2024

Ticket prices have been reduced for the hugely popular BMC/British Mountain Medicine Society Mountain Medicine Weekend 18-19 May 2024 in Hathersage, Peak District.
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MEDICAL

BMC/BMMS Mountain Medicine Weekend 2022 Report

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01/07/2022

For several years Hathersage has, for one weekend in June, been the venue for the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) and British Mountain Medicine Society (BMMS) joint course for lay mountaineers on all aspects of Mountaineering Medicine. Then Covid hit and for two years it was inevitably suspended. International travel was curtailed, expedition climbing drastically reduced and many of those with expertise were in the front line of caring for patients. Late in 2021 we dared to approach the BMC suggesting resuscitating the weekend and the concept grew.
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MEDICAL

Hathersage Mountain Medicine Week 2018

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16/06/2018

June 2018 saw 40 doctors, nurses and paramedics converge on Hathersage in the Peak District, for five days of teaching and sharing of cutting edge knowledge about the practice of mountain medicine in the UK and abroad. For a second year Dr Raj Chatha attempted to organise this disparate group, ably helped by Denzil Broadhurst.
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MEDICAL

BMC Mountain Medicine Weekend 2018

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20/03/2018

Hathersage is set to host five days of mountain medicine workshops this June, with the return of the BMC Mountain Medicine Weekend kicking things off.
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MEDICAL

Mountain first aid

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06/04/2011

Do you carry a first aid kit in the mountains - and do you know how to use it? Dr Steph Mackie takes a look.
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MEDICAL

First aid for rock climbers

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02/06/2008

Many people have done a first aid course in the past. But afterwards it’s easy to let the knowledge slip. But just what are the basics of first aid that every climber should know?
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