Crew Health Advice: Kidneys
We are celebrating World Kidney Day, an awareness day created to remind us all about the importance of the kidneys as part of our overall health
Crew Health Advice: Leprosy
Hansen's disease, commonly known as 'Leprosy', is an infection caused by Mycobacterium Leprae or M
In our 4-part series highlighting Men's Health Awareness Month, Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director, interviews Timothy Semenoro in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing.
Crew Health Advice: Prostate Cancer
To highlight Men's Health Awareness Month this year, the Club's Crew Health Team have compiled this critical advice on prostate cancer in collaboration with Red Square Medical
Crew Health Advice: Homesickness
Homesickness is the emotional distress that we experience when adjusting to new circumstances or surroundings when away from home and feeling cut off from our regular support system.
World Suicide Prevention Day
World Suicide Prevention Day is an important annual event to raise awareness of suicide
Crew Health Advice: Mpox
The latest virus circulating is the rather attractively named Mpox
Gallstones are formed when substances, such as cholesterol, bile pigments and/or calcium salts, harden into a solid form
Crew Health Advice: Contact Dermatitis
The WHO International Medical Guide for Ships* reports most cases of dermatitis seen onboard ship arise from irritation of the skin by substances that have been handled or misused; this article explains what contact dermatitis is, the causes, treatment available and possible prevention methods
It's our worst case scenario - someone on board collapses and is found to be unresponsive and not breathing - this advice outlines how to conduct Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and what equipment and medication is available.
Crew Health Advice: Hernias
A hernia occurs when an internal part of the body pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall.
Crew Health Advice: Panic Disorders
A life at sea entails dangers that are not present in many other occupations, this advice outlines what a panic disorder is, the symptoms to looks for, the characteristics of such disorders, the treatments and how seafarers can get help
Grief is the emotional suffering we experience when we lose someone or something valuable to us; this advice covers the emotional reactions one may experience, the stages, signs and symptoms of grief as well as how to cope with it
The UK Club's Crew Health team have partnered with Red Square Medical to supply this critical advice on musculoskeletal disorders to Seafarers.
The Club has been working with the Innovative Maritime Emotional Intelligence Center (I.M.E.Q) to create this important downloadable advice titled, living with lockdown at sea
Crew Health Advice: Burns
Burns can be some of the most painful and dangerous personal injuries that may be inflicted both at work and in domestic situations.
Crew Health Advice: Kidney Stones
A past kidney stones case of the UK Club resulted in costs of USD 35000 and resulted in some disruption to the ship's schedule, this advice was created with Crew Health partner Liz Baugh of Red Square Medical
Crew Health Advice: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Seafarers, by the nature of their work, are exposed to a variety of occupational hazards, including epidemic diseases such as tuberculosis.