A group of us in our early thirties were badly overworked in the medical mayhem of junior doctor imprisonment and needed to escape. The society was formed in the doctors’ mess of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, in the autumn of 1976.

During that spring and summer evening meetings were held in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham to assemble the team, design research projects, make contact with a trekking company and airline, and get ideas for raising money.

BMRES-BMMS Conference 2020

The 2021 BMRES conference to be hosted by BMRES and the British Mountain Medicine Society (scheduled for Saturday 5th June, 2021) in Birmingham, UK has been postponed until 2021 with an official …

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