Information for Approved Medical Examiners of Divers (AMEDs)
A current list of approved Medical Examiners of Divers can be accessed from the following link:
Your appointment as an AMED requires you to undertake specific refresher training. As an AMED you are responsible for ensuring you keep your training certificate up to date.
AMED approval process
Information regarding the approval process for Approved Medical Examiners of Divers (AMEDs) and doctors who are interested in becoming an AMED can be found on the HSE (GB) website at the following link:
Please note that AMEDs and prospective AMEDs are required to complete HSENI forms and not those of HSE which may be contained within HSE guidance documents.
HSENI forms relating to AMEDs can be accessed from the following links:
- AMED02 form - application for approval as a Medical Examiner of Divers
- AMED02R form - renewal of approval as a Medical Examiner of Divers
HSENI forms should be emailed to the following address:
If you wish to appeal any decision send the request in an email to the following address:
Information for employers
For general information on diving, including medical requirements, please see the diving section of our website at the following link:
- Application for approval as a Medical Examiner of Divers AMED02
- Renewal of approval as a Medical Examiner of Divers AMED02R
- The medical examination and assessment of commercial divers (MA1) - source HSE (GB)
Medical Certificate of Fitness to Dive (HSE MA2) (dual HSE/HSENI form issued by HSE) – AMEDs should request copies of this form by email from HSE (GB) at:
From 1 October 2016, the information on the MA2 form should be entered electronically to the HSE database, a copy of the form given to the diver and a photocopy should also be emailed to HSENI at:
Please note that these links are to the original legislation, visitors should verify for themselves whether legislation is in force or whether it has been amended or repealed by subsequent legislation.