In line with the opening of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital, this website is being replaced with a new site and will be decommissioned on 14 August 2017, ahead of the hospital's opening on 5 September 2017.
The new site is available at:

Hyperbaric Medicine Unit

Hyperbaric Medicine Unit

Hyperbaric Medicine Unit

Divers Emergency Service

DAN Asia-Pacific Banner The Unit provides a 24 hour medical specialist cover of the Divers Emergency Service telephone. This can be accessed by calling:

Within Australia (Toll Free) 1800 088 200

Outside Australia +61-8-8212 9242

The service primarily acts as a consultation service for diving-related emergencies. However, calls are also accepted for advice regarding the fitness of individuals to dive.

This service is funded by the Divers Alert Network Asia-Pacific a non-profit diving safety organisation based in Melbourne, Australia. The data from these calls is collated and analysed to provide a valuable teaching and safety resource. Summaries are published periodically.