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BMC/BMMS Hill Walking and Mental Health Day

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BMC/BMMS Hill Walking and Mental Health Day

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19/04/2022

In mountain medicine we spend a lot of time talking about the many injuries and illnesses that take place in the hills. Sometimes this happens so much that we lose sight of the good they can do too! So here's an idea...
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BMC/BMMS Mountain Medicine Weekend

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16/04/2022

After a two year break we are pleased to announce that the BMC/BMMS Mountain Medicine Weekend will be returning in 2022.
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Obituary: Jim Milledge

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21/03/2022

Jim Milledge, often referred to as 'the father of mountain medicine' passed away on 9 February this year, aged 91. The BMC's honorary medical advisor, David Hillebrandt, looks back over his career and contribution to the mountain world.
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Campus boards: guidance on use

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12/01/2021

Campus boards are great for strength training but can seriously damage your fingers if used inappropriately.
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Climbing shoes: is pain insane?

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24/10/2019

Audry Morrison (BSc, UIAA Medcom) takes a look at the culture of tight climbing shoes. Just how tight is too tight - and are we creating problems for the future?
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British Mountain Medicine Society Science Day 2019

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26/09/2019

The inaugural British Mountain Medicine Society's Science Day will take place on Wednesday 13th November 2019. The event will take place at the Bamford Village Institute, right in the heart of the UK's Peak District. The day will feature talks, discussions and poster presentations from researchers, young and old, on a wide range of mountain medicine topics.
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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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The porters of Kilimanjaro

15/12/2011

A look at porter welfare on Kilimanjaro.
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Ticks: the dangers

15/12/2011

The dangers of ticks in the outdoors explained.
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