Your local GP may not be able to issue you with a diving medical, they must have completed a separate course in diving medicine. The doctors closest to Scuba World who issue these medicals are:

Dr. John Kenafake

150 Horton Parade, Maroochydore
(07) 53761500

Dr. Peter Herbet

4/130 Main Street, Montville
(07) 5478 5392

Dr. John Golder

12 Doig Street, Cleveland

(07) 5551 6955

Dr. William Collyer

301 Riding Rd, Balmoral
(07) 3395 6099

You need to book in for a recreational diving medical AS4005.1

To find a diving doctor closer to home, visit South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society. Type in your suburb or postcode and see if there are any in your area.

For more information on dive medicine visit the Divers Alert Network (DAN). They provide a 24 hour diving emergency hotline, diving insurance and advice on medical issues.