medical

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. M

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  14. tbfyb

    Ganglion cyst

    bit of an odd one, I have a small lump on my wrist and I’ve come to the conclusion it’s a ganglion cyst, it’s only noticeable when I bend it and if you pay close attention to my wrist. I’ve had it for about 9 month (it comes and goes) I keep trying to pop it but nothing seems to be working. In...
  15. Foxbar

    Temporarily Medically Unfit

    I recently got declared temporarily medically unfit by Capita (delightful folk...). It was due to a diagnosis of depression by a GP almost two years ago now I believe, can't remember the exact date. Never took medication, counselling, psychiatric treatment and have no recurring symptoms. In...
  16. tbfyb

    Dental cavity

    I’ve got a cavity in one of my teeth if I get it filled in should I tell my Afco and if I don’t I could get booted out of raleigh or am I worrying too much?
  17. M

    Clearing up medical history

    hello, I might have a few problems or at least things that would cause concern in my medical history, quite a few years ago probably 4 or 5 years I was young and became sad and introverted because I was having a bad time at school and a bad time at home so my mother wanted me to see a GP, the...
  18. N

    Dental Question

    hi, I am looking to join up in the next few months. The only medical worry I have is that I have a clicky jaw that comes and goes, TMD - temporomandibular disorder. Would this mean I would fail the medical? Thanks
  19. J

    Capita Triage Call and what best to do now?

    Hello, So I have had my Capita Triage call and they are contacting my GP for information regarding 'Low Mood' around Novmeber 2015. They have stated that if the incident is just November 2015 it is a straight pass however if the problem is a bit more extended e.g January, will this just be a...