remote area medic
David "os" Osbourne
MIRA FPOSi UKML
David ‘Os’ Osborne is a Remote Area Medic, TV Unit Manager & Jungle Expedition Leader. He led extreme jungle survival, conservation and community development expeditions in Central America and Borneo for 4 years, before going on to completing a wide range of professional qualifications in Wilderness Medicine, Emergency Rescue & Health & Safety.
Os has spent the last 4 years providing medical, health & safety, logistics and operational support to documentary film crews operating in remote and often hostile areas. He's now worked on 10 major series productions for the BBC, National Geographic, Discovery & History Channels in multiple countries across six continents, while also instructing on intensive Hostile Environments, Wilderness Medicine & Survival training courses.
He has recently returned from a BBC expeditionary series in the remote NW region of Papua New Guinea with Frank Gardner & Benedict Allen searching for Benedict's old tribal community and Franks' beloved Birds of Paradise.
His main area of interests are tropical medicine, remote casualty evacuations and the hard-skills required for safe expeditions.