Dive Lectures 2018
We are delighted to announce that the Dive Lectures 2018, brought to you by the London Diving Chamber in aid of Scuba Trust, will take place on Tuesday 6th March 2018, at the Royal Geographical Society in London.
Details of NHS planned closure of Hyperbaric Chambers in England. Discover what you can do while we are in this one month period of public consultation.
Now in our 19th year of the Dive Lectures 2018, we welcome you back to the RGS for an evening of escapism, adventure and laughter, with great speakers, promotional stands and, most importantly, fundraising for a great cause.
It is with immense pleasure that we welcome to the stage, Ahmed Gabr. Egyptian scuba diver who holds the Guinness World Records for both The Deepest Scuba Dive and The Deepest Scuba Dive in Sea Water. Ahmed dived to a depth of 332.35 metres.
We are honoured to present the Emmy Award winning underwater videographer. Jacque Cousteau’s right hand man for many years, Didier Noirot. From underwater cinematic lesson one with Jacques Cousteau, to capturing the silent world on film. Didier Noirot takes us on his journey through the lens.
Entrance will be free so please ensure that you help us to fill those Scuba Trust buckets on the night. This is the Trust’s biggest fundraising event of the year so please do dig deep to make sure that we beat last year’s fantastic donation total.
Tickets are known to go extremely quickly, so register now to avoid missing out on your place.
Date: Tuesday 6th March 2018
Time: 7.00pm (doors open at 6.00pm)
Location: The Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
In other news before we move on to our incredible speaker information please read and have your say:
URGENT: POTENTIAL CLOSURE OF HYPERBARIC CHAMBERS
IMPORTANT: NHS England has been developing its polices for Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) services and they are now open for public consultation. They include a proposal to reduce the number of current chamber facilities from 10 to 8, with the closure of one London chamber and one in the South, with the loss of services such as medicals, email and telephone advice. The link to the consultation is here:
WHAT YOU CAN DO:
If you have any feelings to express about the future of HBOT provision in England, then now is the time to make your opinions known. The consultation closes on February 14th, but please make any contributions as soon as you can, by going to this link:
Dive Lectures 2018
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