medical

  1. J

    TMU Migraine

    A worried mum here… just need some clarification, if anyone can help? Daughter had her triage medical on the phone today, when asked the question “have you seen a GP within 5 years?” Daughter mentioned that she had a migraine 2.5 yrs ago and GP diagnosed it as a Migraine with aura. She hasn’t...
  2. D

    Medical SMOSE

    I am currently in the process of joining the Navy, and I am at my final hurdle which is my medical. I had my in person medical on the 28th of May, told my case had to be reviewed by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and today I called Capita up with them saying the CMO has now sent my case to...
  3. S

    Accidentally gave Capita the wrong info

    I applied for the Royal Navy near the end of January I passed the interview and was moved onto the medical process which obviously is through Capita. I can't remember the last time I went to the doctors so I asked my mum what doctors I was with to make sure I got it right when filling out the...
  4. W

    Face to face medical

    Hi there, I have just been given a date for my face to face medical and am now worried about whether I can still be turned away due to a skin condition I had a while ago, I have been off the steroid cream for 4 years now. Capita were happy with my doctors notes on the issue and deemed me fit...
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  6. J

    Medical question capita heart condition

    Sorry probably lots of these type of posts. I have sent my questionnaire of to capita, the only condition I have is a hole in my heart (VSD), this does not affect me in anyway and I have to go for a check up every 3 years, the hole in my heart is so small that it isn’t necessary to have surgery...
  7. Skylarker

    From Application until HMS Raleigh. RATING

    So i see a lot of people making posts regarding what happens next, interviews and so on, so here is a helpful (or so i hope) little post for those in the process. Applying, i did this back in October 2019, i applied and was told i would hear back in a week or two, if memory serves me right i...
  8. T

    Access to private medical records?

    Hi all, I’ve got a tricky question to ask and would appreciate any advice! I’m 30 this year and going through the RM recruitment process. Last year I had some counselling through BUPA for my drinking. From researching the medical requirements, it looks like you have to be treatment free 3 years...
  9. D

    Medical complex issue - help

    Hi there. Would you kindly give me your advice on my issue. I am at the point of TMU with my medical, which is fine. I had already requested a copy of my medical history to be on the safe side that I hadn’t forgotten anything. Upon receipt I was shocked to find an entry on there dated feb 2014...
  10. T

    Application deferral

    Hi all I am posting looking for advice about current recruitment application process? Help and info is much appreciated. I'm part way through an application in to sub service and about a month or so ago, I failed a medical telephone assessment due to a few old injuries. There is no issue...
  11. jsdoddy

    RN Medical - “Permanently Medically Unfit”

    Hi, I recently had the results back for my medical and have been declared PMU after they referred it to a senior Doctor. I wasn't actually assessed due to Covid-19, they are just going off my questionnaire and medical history in which I have a scaphoid fracture 4 years ago. They are saying...
  12. N

    Colour perception in medical

    Hiya lads hope you're all doing well during lockdown 2, got a tricky one for you lot. I've got my date set for 1st March as Warfare Specialist, everything's sorted and I had my face to face medical yesterday, passed everything but then the bloke shown me the dreaded ishihara test and only just...
  13. B

    Re-applying and the medical.

    Hi, a couple of years ago I applied to join the Royal Navy as a logistician. I had my date for raleighs which was may just gone, I pulled out on the very day I was supposed to start, this was because my father had passed away not long before and I don’t believe I would of been focussed, also my...
  14. A

    Excess Weight - COVID challenges and a failed medical

    I'm after some advice regarding weight and the medical side of things. I did my medical for the Royal Navy Reserves back in March 2020 and unfortunately did not pass as I was fractionally over the BMI range for my height/weight ratio. Shortly after, everything kicked off with COVID and whilst I...
  15. M

    Pre-joining medical : where is it?

    Hi not sure if this has been answered in previous threads... I have my Medical face to face booked on 16th of this month with a very vague email from capita saying it’s a meeting with one of their doctors on that date. There isn’t anything about where it’s based... I can only assume it’s in...
  16. U

    Appeal Evidence

    Greetings. I have an upcoming triage call with capita. Despite believing I fall under the requirements for jsp950 regarding spinal fractures I fully expect them to make me PMU considering what I've read about their reputation. When I submit an appeal, would it be okay to submit a note from my...
  17. W

    Failed Medical- Eczema

    Hello, I recently had a medical review whereby I was deemed 'medically unfit' by Capita. The reason being was down to 'eczema on hands'. Seven months ago, I had an isolated incident of a small dry patch approximately the size of a 5 pence coin on my left hand, more specifically, in the area...
  18. mick1199

    Anyone else waiting on Capita?

    I understand this has probably discussed before and I’ve heard how Capita are quite infamous for taking their time with things. My application has absolutely flew through until I was made TMU during triage. My GP surgery sent off an invoice to Capita a few days ago, until this is processed they...
  19. K

    Deemed PMU, advice?

    Hello, Just been hit with the unfortunate news that I've been deemed PMU by Capita. The situation essentially goes that I had one bout of mild dermatitis (eczema) almost 8 years ago, all I was given was some aqueous cream (basically moisturiser) and told that it should dissipate soon. It was...
  20. I

    Previous mental health records.

    Hi all. Planning to send my application to the RN at some point this year. I’m confident with all the eligibility aspects however I am somewhat concerned at a previous mental health issue I had. I was off sick from work (was working in NHS at the time and was off for about 6-7weeks) for a short...
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