The Crew Health team together with their accredited clinics provide the latest advice and information on a range of illnesses affecting crew.

The following publications are for information purposes and you must not rely on the information on our website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider.

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Herniated discs, strains, sprains, inflammation, stiffness and tenderness are just some of the back pain symptoms reported to the UK Club due to heavy lifting and day to day shipboard activities. Back pain is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide and is a common health problem experienced in the maritime workplace. Prolonged sitting, lifting a heavy load, incorrect posture and muscle imbalance are just some of the causes.
The UK Club Crew Health team were recently asked to source support for seafarers who had sadly witnessed the unexpected death of a fellow crewmember. Months later, despite initial counselling, the crew was still experiencing flashbacks and anxiety. They were suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Although a precise estimate of the global sepsis cases is difficult to ascertain, some scientific publications report that it affects more than 30 million people worldwide every year, potentially leading to six million deaths.
The Club reports a case of a crew member recently repatriated following a period of insomnia and heart palpitations.
Preventing and reducing malaria transmission
The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) recognised the negative effect that bullying and harassment can have on seafarer health and wellbeing, and have voted to bring these serious issues under Regulation 4.3 – the health and safety protection and accident protection code.
UK P&I Club Crew Health Programme are pleased to announce a new clinic available to Members in Montenegro
The Crew Health team are delighted to have launched a collaboration with Andrew Johnson, to offer UK Club Members exclusive access to mindfulness recordings.
Keeping your heart healthy, whatever your age, is the most important thing you can do to help prevent and manage heart disease.
Seafarers, who are often exposed to adverse working conditions with multiple stressors, are a population at acute risk of panic attacks.

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Ship Finder

This Ship Finder is updated on a daily basis. Members who need to advise the Club of updates to their recorded ships' details should advise their usual underwriting contact.

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