THE WORLD'S FIRST DEDICATED
ORGANIZATION FOR INTERNATIONAL
STANDARDS IN CRUISE SHIP MEDICINE.

The BACSM is a non-profit making organisation set up to develop and maintain the highest possible standards of competence and professional integrity in medical practice in the care of crew and passengers on board cruise ships.

Conference 2014

Do you have an interest in learning more about Cruise Ship Medicine in a fun environment? 'An Introduction to Cruise Ship Medicine' is planned to take place in Edinburgh in August 2014 (TBA).

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Crew Welfare

Crew members who feel they are exposed to substandard medical practice may continue to notify the organisation as we may be able to give general advice as a free service.

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Welcome


The British Association of Cruise Ship Medicine operates  in a rapidly developing area.

It provides:

  • Advice for minimum standards in the structure and delivery of Cruise Ship Medicine
  • Insight into minimum reasonable standards and qualifications for medical staff
  • Recognition of the need for experienced primary and first contact care in this unique environment
  • Information for passengers
  • Expert witness and medicolegal advice
  • Free support for cruise ship doctors and nurses
  • Advice on revalidation to the highest international standard