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  1. B

    Would this be graded S8 or S2? Navy medical (JSP950)

    Seen my GP last February after my dad passed away unexpectedly and was prescribed Sertraline as treatment and attendence of a weekly stress control program. I'd say my episode was mild not that severe as it wasn't impacting my abilities for more than a week prior to seeking treatment, once I...
  2. B

    Fitness

    Good evening, I am currently in the process of joining the navy and I have my medical on the 8th I was just wondering if anybody knew how long after your medical your fitness test is please?
  3. torizis

    Joining the navy as a Medical or Dental Officer

    Hi everyone, I'm unsure as to if this is the correct place to post this, but I was wondering which was better; Medical or Dental Officer? I'm planning on joining the navy as some kind of Healthcare officer, and before I choose which course to take at university I was wondering: 1) What are the...
  4. N

    Medical query - heart condition

    Hi, After having an electrocardiograph test (ECG), I’ve been found to have a prolonged QT and consecutive premature ventricular complexes. I’m fit, active and have had no symptoms/problems with my heart. It’s just by chance that these two conditions have been found. Can anyone advise on...
  5. S

    Query regarding Medical

    Dear all, I am new to the forum, my query today is regarding the upcoming medical after passing my recruiting test for Logistic Officer recently. I was also previously in the Army and left in 2014 and passed the discharge medical all good and the navy have my records up until 2014 which have...
  6. H

    Temporarily Medically Unfit - Advice Please!

    Hi, I've had my triage call this morning and have been made TMU, on the basis of a knee dislocation in 2010, and then an injury to the knee in 2015, she asked if surgery was needed which it wasnt, and told her i was advised just to rest the knee and had physio therapy in 2010 :) I also told her...
  7. Q

    Medical Record Question

    I’ve been to my GP to discuss my medical record and he’s only got a record of when I was registered there - and nothing from a GP I was at in between. Does this mean that when the RN request my record they’ll not get any of the files from the other GP, only my current one? I only ask because at...
  8. F

    Capita

    Does anyone know if Capita have moved offices? My GP sent medical notes as requested by Capita last week (Thursday) only for me to get a call from the practice to say that the letter had been returned to them because the addressee was no longer at the Coventry address. It was the address on the...
  9. K

    Acne treatment during joining process

    Hey there, Sorry if this has already been addressed however i have had a browse and couldn't quite find a similar case. I have successfully completed my medical and am now waiting on my PRNC. I have however came across quite a few posts where in cases people were denied entry on the grounds of...
  10. H

    Eyesight after acceptance

    Hi all, I have a place at Dartmouth in the coming months as a pilot, I have passsed everything and am absolutely over the moon about it. However in my eye tests I passed the required standards by the skin of my teeth. I am now slightly worried that a year or two into my training I will be...
  11. F

    Slight Hearing problem - Medical Assesment

    Okay so I have a slight hearing loss in my left ear, but like it doesn’t effect me in any way and people don’t even realise till I tell them...do all roles in the navy have the same hearing standards? I wanna be a Weapons engineer and I dunno if they have the same Standards as the rest I don’t...
  12. J

    Ears -hms Raleigh

    I’m going to get to the point, after my medical (April 2017) i was at an MMA lesson and can’t remember what happened but I hurt my ear. Fast forward to now, I’ve got 3 month to go till raleigh and My ears struggle to pop or don’t pop like I remember and I think it’s linked to what happened in...
  13. N

    Medical Assessment and Headaches

    I’m looking to join the Royal Navy however I am on prescription ‘pizotifen’ tablets for headaches. I was prescribed them 5 years ago but I’m not sure if I was diagnosed with migraines and I’m not sure if I still get bad head aches now or if that’s because of the tablets. Will this make me...
  14. ws1602

    2018 Application - Step by Step

    Hello, so I have recently started my application for Warfare Specialist in the Navy. I thought that I would try, to my best ability, and document each step and give as much advice as possible. I know that there is advice out there for individual sections but I plan to compile all onto this one...
  15. T

    Interview/medical/fitness test expiration?

    Hi, I was just wondering if the initial interview, medical and PJFT expire after a certain amount of time? I had my initial interview Apr 2017, finally passed my medical Oct 2017 and my PJFT in Nov 2017 but my provisional start date isn't until September 2018. Any advice will be appreciated.
  16. tbfyb

    Popping ears- medical

    just a quick question, if I can’t pop my ears at the medical at raleigh will I be deferred? I’m not going for a submarine role but I’ve heard different things.
  17. T

    Medical question

    Hi! Ive got my medical booked for late January and I have a small question someone might be able to answer. I was reading through the email and I saw that it was recommended that men can wear cycling shorts for the medical, I am female and was wondering if I could do the same? I don't see why...
  18. tbfyb

    Latex allergy- inactive

    I posted a bit ago about finding out I had a latex allergy from 4 years ago, which I’ve never had. My Gp has put it as inactive and on my med records there is no other incident since this, no other medication prescribed or anything. I rang up my afco and they said it’s usually 4 year clear but...
  19. M

    How to gain weight to reach 60kg

    Does anyone have any advice to reach the minimum weight requirement of 60kg? I weight 57kg now and maybe 58/59 on a good day but I know I'll need to reach 60. I'm not worried about my bmi becoming too high after the weight gain it is 21 currently. But it is easier for me to lose weight than gain...

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