THE SHIP CAPTAIN’S MEDICAL GUIDE 23RD EDITION
Published: 8 November 2019
The latest edition of the Ship Captain’s Medical Guide (SCMG) has now been published on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The SCMG is intended primarily for use on ships where there is no medical professional, such as a doctor, on board. It provides assistance and direction for ship staff to assess and treat trauma and medical illness, and to provide appropriate first aid.