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BMC Mountain Medicine Weekend 2018

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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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First aid & mountain medicine weekend in the Peak District

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01/02/2017

Join top doctors for a one-off weekend of UK and high altitude first aid in Hathersage this June.
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Climbing Injury Symposium 2016

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18/08/2016

This is event is over. The BMC Climbing Injury Symposium took place in November 2016.
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Get ready to tackle ticks

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22/05/2016

With the arrival of spring, now is a good time to brush up on your knowledge of ticks; what they are, where they live, the diseases they can carry, and how to minimise your risk of infection.
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Hill skills: tick alert

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01/05/2016

There’s nothing quite like discovering a tick on your body to make you squirm with disgust. That head buried in your skin, those little legs wiggling contentedly as it feeds on your blood. It’s a natural instinct to want to rip it out immediately, but wait. Tick-borne diseases are on the rise in many climbing and walking areas - stack the odds in your favour by removing the critter properly.
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Friction blisters: prevention and treatment

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11/04/2016

Friction blisters on the feet are a common and potentially serious complication of mountaineering and other outdoor activities. Most people will experience blisters at some point in their pursuits and will adapt their socks, footwear and foot hygiene accordingly.
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UIAA mountain medicine advice sheets

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10/02/2016

The UIAA (the international body for mountaineering) has produced a definitive series of mountain medicine advice sheets. Read them all here.
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