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    TMU Help please!!

    Hey all, I have been following this site for a while now, ever since I put my application in for the Royal Navy for AET or "WAFU" four months ago, and this is my first time posting. I passed my RT two months ago and finally had my triage medical phone call last week, and unfortunately I was...
  2. N

    Navy medical question

    Not sure if anything similar to this has been posted elsewhere but I couldn't see anything and I've had a good look. Long story short, I have recently been at the hospital and through a camera test as I was getting an upset stomach often, been told I had a few peptic ulcers inside me. It was...
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    Royal Navy Medical - Peptic Ulcers

    Not sure if anything similar to this has been posted elsewhere but I couldn't see anything and I've had a good look. Long story short, I have recently been at the hospital and through a camera test as I was getting an upset stomach often, been told I had a few peptic ulcers inside me. It was...
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    One Wall After Another

    Ever since I was young I have wanted to be a member of the Royal Navy. Specifically the Royal Marines. With this goal in mind I have always stayed fit from a very young age. I am incredibly passionate about joining up and honestly don't see my life going any other way. Though I have a couple of...
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    Surgery

    Hi everyone got a problem About 8 months ago i developed a groin disruption. In other words the muscles on the right side of my groin tore and are out of place. Training for the marines might have overdone it Only option is surgery and part of the surgery is putting a wire mesh in my groin to...
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    Navy medical standards

    Hi Im hoping to join the Royal Navy, however I had a benign brain tumour (pilocystic astrocytoma) 6 1/2 years ago. It was fully resected and has caused my no problems at all. I have come across certain standards saying if after 5 years there is no reoccurrence then you should be fine but I...
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    Medical

    Hi all, I have just passed the RT and am waiting for an interview date. Having looked through all joining conditions I have realized its possible that i may not pass the medical. I experienced depression two years ago (which got pretty bad but i don't want to go into details). I have not been...
  8. N

    BMI below 25?

    I have an interview in July for RFA Seaman Apprentice which, obviously, I plan to pass. If I were to take a medical the next day I'd fail though because my BMI is more than 25. Does anyone know how long the gap is between interview and medical? I can get below 25 but it'll take a while....
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    Royal Navy medical concerns, bankark shoulder repair

    Hello all, firstly, I really like the forum and hope I am posting correctly. Brief bit of history, I was a volunteer police officer in civvie life (specials) and whilst at my day job, I damaged my shoulder, I tore the Labrum. Subsequently had repair surgery in January 2014. Upon application to...
  10. norbastard90s

    PMU'd. Need cover letter advice

    Hi all, I had my RN medical yesterday (X(S/M)) and at the end was told I am Permanently Medically Unfit due to an incident of back pain I had caused by an incident at work in late December '14. The reasoning the examining doctor gave was because the back pain lasted for up to three months...
  11. T5igger

    New to the navy!

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    Perminatly medically unfit

    I received a letter off Capita saying that I was Perminantly Medically Unfit. The reason they gave me is 'your medical history of asthma with use of inhaler and oral steroids for wheeze in 2015 and significant level of varibility seen on your Peak Flow Diary reacordings means that you fail to...
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    Hiatus Hernia

    Hello I was hoping on some advice or if someone could shed some Light on my situation. So basically I got a letter from capita stating I am medically unfit for military service because of an operation to correct a hiatus hernia and this operation makes me unfit for military service and there is...
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    RFA Medical

    Hello, I am slightly confused by the RFA medical requirements outline on the Royal Navy website. On some pages it says you just need an ENG1 but on others it says you also need to meet the RN medical requirements? I was recently made PMU for Naval service (a very upsetting experience after a...
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    Cat Allergy

    Hi just after some advice or to hear peoples past experiances. I'm currently joining the Royal Navy Reserves and have just passed my entry tests and now need to do my medical. I can find loads of info on the full time navy medical but nothing in the reserves. Is it different for the reserves...
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    Will migraines 7 years ago preclude my entry??

    Okay so I'm getting a little worried. I'm applying for the role of pilot, I had my medical back in July and everything was physically fine with me but I (stupidly) told Capita that I had migraines when I was about 10. Also I broke my wrist in 2008. Anyway here's the deal, after countless visits...
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    Royal Navy Aircrew Eyesight

    Hi Everyone I am in the process of applying for the Royal Navy as a pilot This is my eyesight Distance unaided: Right 6/7.5 Left 6/6 Distance aided 6/3 in both Colour perception perfect/ CP1 I do not wear glasses as with both my eyes together I see 6/6 and have no problem reading anything. Can...
  18. PC Principal

    Anxiety in the Navy

    Basically I've had a little bit of a bad time at one point in my life and I suffered from minor panic attacks, you know the type where you are slightly hyperventilating this was about 8 or 9 months ago. So at the medical obviously I had to tell the medical officer because they'd obviously find...
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