medical

  1. 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?
  2. 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...
  3. 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
  4. 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...
  5. tbfyb

    HMS Raleigh medical worry

    I’m rather worried about the medical at hms Raleigh as early in the year I had a slight neck pain which I went to the doctors for but wasn’t prescribed with anything and passed my doctors medical without a hitch. When I go to Raleigh I think it’ll be about a year since I went to the docs for it...
  6. J

    Help with Medical and thoughts

    Hello, I have recently completed the Psychometric Tests and I am now in the process of completing a medical questionnaire as well as preparing for the interview. I am going in as a rating hopefully but have noticed that the questionnaire talks about people diagnosed with low mood may be...
  7. ws1602

    Trying to join - fight against the medical

    Hello, So I went through the application process last year and I was told that I couldn't join (medically unfit) due to having "eczema". I was told that after 3 years of being clear I could try and apply again. So I emailed the AFCO to see when I could start again as it will be 3 years next...
  8. S

    Doctors on Submarines

    Hello. I'm currently considering joining the navy as a medical officer, and I'm considering joining the submarine service. I understand that the initial commission length for a MO is 6 years. If I spent those 6 on a boat, would I be able to change to surface if I renewed my commission, or would...
  9. tbfyb

    HMS Raleigh medical

    when I did my first interview I was tmu’d for dyspraxia (which I’ve grown out of) then at my medical I was tmu’d for an undecended testicle (Yeah yeah I know hilarious) then I got tmu’d a third time for a broken finger I broke 3 years ago but all that’s been cleared now. Other than that I’m...
  10. JRA

    Medical Appeal - Knee Crepitus and Acne Treatment

    Hello all, Applicant for Warfare Officer here. I had my triage phone call with a nurse from CAPITA this morning, and was informed that I've been deemed medically unfit for two reasons: - Mild knee pain (which only occurred once after a long run in September) - Currently...
  11. tbfyb

    Please answer asap!

    so basically I'm just waiting for my dates to do my selection so Ive done my medical but recently Ive got a small cavity on a filling and I'm wondering if I should get it sorted or not incase it'll effect anything or tmu me? Thanks for any replies
  12. YorkieSpecs

    Any Biomedical Scientists?

    I'm currently applying as a Biomedical Scientist Student. I just wanted to hear from any Biomedical Scientists serving (I know there aren't many but any advice / tips would be great!) about what you get up to in a day? Do you serve much time at sea? Was there a long waiting list because of the...
  13. S

    Changing my application?

    So I've just sent off an appeal for my medical. I'm trying not to get too excited, but I'm hopeful. However, because the process has so far taken over a year to sort out, my circumstances have changed slightly and I need to think about my future. I know I want to go into the navy if my appeal...
  14. YorkieSpecs

    Nut allergy appeal

    Okay, new to this forum so first off hi all. I just had my Triage Nurse call earlier today and went through all the questions fine. But I declared I had a mild nut allergy (It's that mild I don't need an epi-pen). The nurse over the phone said that I can't be passed onto the next stage yet...
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  16. tbfyb

    PRNC Medical info please

    Passed my PJFT at 9.55 which I'm chuffed about but it's dawned on me that soon I'll get my selection date, I'm confident about the fitness side but nervous af about the medical side, I was TMU'd 3 times for 3 things that were all cleared up but I've heard stories from my mates who've just done...
  17. tbfyb

    PRNC medical

    hi all, I'm just wondering if it's possible to fail the PRNC medical on something you passed at the doctors medical even if it hasn't changed and I heard a story of a mate who passed his army selection last week that people were getting kicked out for having scars or healed cuts on their legs...
  18. L

    What's after the psychometric test?

    Hi all, I have just come home from the psychometric test at my nearest armed forces office. The test was fairly easy, and I was able to pass and gets score good enough for the role I wish to pursue. I know that the next step for on joining the Royal Navy is the interview. My question is, how...
  19. L

    Royal Navy medical appeal

    Hi there, Roughly two years ago I signed up with the Royal Navy, I went on to complete my pre joining tests. When it came to my medical, it was put on hold as they needed to decide weather they could pass me fit due to an injury I had acquired at around 14 years of age. I had a tiny, hairline...
  20. M

    Suxamethonium Sensitivity - advice needed

    Bit of a strange one, But filling out the medical forms you have to declare Suxamethonium sensitivity. However it is not included on the permenant bars from service. It only states serious allergies or ones requiring adrenaline/epi-pens. Just wondering if there are any medical guys that...
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