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    RNR - No medical experience

    I am currently working for a large civil engineering company dealing with water resources who do a lot of work for WASH (water sanitation health) projects and the likes. I would very much like to get into the humanitarian side of things and therefore the skills I can pick up in the naval...
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    Aircrew Medical Advice

    Hi Chaps, Had a look around but have not really seen anything on the topic. Was wondering if anyone had an expertise in the area of the Aircrew Medical and Training/Gym Supplements. I take a number of supplements for rugby and weight training (All legal and trusted by sport approved) however...
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    Royal Navy-Microscopic Haematuria

    Hello, I have been going through my application process for the RN and have been TMU(temporarily medical unfit) as a result of microscopic haematuria which were in my urine samples. I have done additional tests required by the Navy (renal ultrasound and blood test) and my doctor said my kidneys...
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    Is my eyesight too bad for the navy?

    With glasses my eyesight is corrected to 20/20 however my prescription is +5.25 and +8.00 and I can see perfectly with them on
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    Potential PMU

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    DGE Warfare Officer 2019 Application: My journey.

    I've seen others post about their journey through applications, and I thought that it might be helpful for others that are in my situation (and helpful for me to self reflect), if I shared my process too. A bit about me: I am a recent graduate (MA International Relations (East Asia), Durham)...
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    Medical paper review

    Been put as TMU whilst my medical information is being looked at which has taken over 2 months Got an email saying it was being reviewed on the 10th December however have heard nothing since. Do I chase it up or give them a little more time? Getting frustrating waiting round and capita can’t...
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    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...
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    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?
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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