Yesterday within 5 minutes of seeing the doctor for my medical I was told I was unfit psychologically because I'd disclosed depression and going to counselling which ended last August. I am confused because depression was not listed on the list of conditions that preclude entry. The words I wrote about the external circumstances that led to my depression were taken in isolation to the context and no further exploration was sought from my GP as to the level of my depression which was mostly mild. I never took medication. I had stated that I had been in counselling for 6 months but in fact my depression lifted after a month and the counselling was more life coaching on career decisions and techniques on stress management. I was not given the opportunity to explain this as the interview was quick and categoric and having the rug pulled from under my feet left me shocked. I am therefore making an appeal. If anyone has any knowledge as to whether there is flexibility on the part of the powers that be to reconsider my case, I would be most grateful.