Diving emergencies

This service does not provide urgent support or medical advice. The following are more appropriate contacts for diving emergencies in the UK.

If you do not require assistance, please consider taking a few moments now to ensure that you have the correct dive emergency contacts for your local area.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE: Call your local emergency services or nearest chamber.

In the UK call the Coastguard on 999 or VHF channel 16.

This may be useful: https://www.ddrc.org/diving/diving-emergency/

Suspected Dive injury or illness

In the UK – Call UK advice lines:

DDRC: 01752 209999

In Scotland: 0345 408 6008

BHA National Diving Helpline:  07831 151 523

Or contact Divers Alert Network