11月1日より糖尿病予防月間が始まりました。イギリスで、また世界各国で糖尿病撲滅のシンボルカラーである「青色」を身に着けることが推奨されています。糖尿病は船員の雇用前健康診断において、乗船不適格と診断される5大要因の１つです。UKクラブでも、添付のDr. Marcus Brauerによる船員の健康に関する記事など、糖尿病に関するアドバイスをウェブサイトにてお届けしていますので、この機会にぜひご覧ください。
The PEME team together with their accredited clinics provide advice and information on a range of illnesses affecting crew. The latest health focus from PEME and People Claims is on mental health issues on-board.
Are your crew members getting enough sleep?A recent US study into sleep found that sleep deprivation is one of the main contributory causes of accidents. George Radu from our San Francisco office explains.
Dr Marcus Brauer, a General Practitioner from one of the Club’s PEME approved clinics in South Africa, provides valuable medical insight into one of the industry’s most concerning medical issues: diabetes.
Hypertension is currently the second most frequent reason for PEME failure and the illness alone represents 8% of all unfit decisions. Hypertension is a constant cause of crew illness incidents and can lead to heart disease, stroke, vascular dementia and chronic kidney disease. In 2014 it was estimated that Hypertension cost the NHS in the UK over £2 Billion in health care services and medications.
The UK P&I Club PEME Programme provides an enhanced medical screening service for all crew. As part of the PEME examination, crew are screened on all the major body organs and functions. Data collected from the medical...