To participate in scuba you need to be medically fit to dive : you don’t need to be a top athlete !
Please review the list of medical questions below : if you have to answer “YES” to any of them then you will need to speak to your Doctor and obtain clearance as being “Fit to Dive”

_____ Do you currently have an ear infection?
_____ Do you have a history of ear disease, hearing loss or problems with balance?
_____ Do you have a history of ear or sinus surgery?
_____ Are you currently suffering from a cold, congestion, sinusitis or bronchitis?
_____ Do you have a history of respiratory problems, severe attacks of hay fever or allergies, or lung disease?
_____ Have you had a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) or history of chest surgery?
_____ Do you have active asthma or history of emphysema or tuberculosis?
_____ Are you currently taking medication that carries a warning about any impairment of your physical or mental abilities?
_____ Do you have behavioural health problems or a nervous system disorder?
_____ Are you or could you be pregnant?
_____ Do you have a history of colostomy?
_____ Do you have a history of heart disease or heart attack, heart surgery or blood vessel surgery?
_____ Do you have a history of high blood pressure, angina, or take medication to control blood pressure
_____ Are you over 45 and have a family history of heart attack or stroke?
_____ Do you have a history of bleeding or other blood disorders?
_____ Do you have a history of diabetes?
_____ Do you have a history of seizures, blackouts or fainting, convulsions or epilepsy or take medications to prevent them?
_____ Do you have a history of back, arm or leg problems following an injury, fracture or surgery?
_____ Do you have a history of fear of closed or open spaces or panic attacks (claustrophobia or agoraphobia)?

If you can answer “No” to all the above – you can join in today with no issues….
….otherwise click the link :

Download PADI Medical form

If you have any concerns about a medical condition – we recommend calling our friends at the London Dive Chamber : they are the experts in the field
– Doctors who are Divers…

Click the link or call : 0207 806 4028

They will give honest impartial advice, and can even talk to your GP if needed.
Full Dive Medicals are also available (usually on short notice too)