Hello, first time posting but long time reader. Was planning on posting when my application had got a bit further, but I'm stuck in the medical stage and need some advice. I failed my first medical for showing high blood pressure. The doctor said it was most likely from the stress of the medical/white coat - she took 3 readings at different times and it was steadily rising throughout the time I was there! I've never had problems with this before. She said I would need 24 hour blood pressure monitoring results to send to capita, this would have to be done by my GP. I duly went to my GP who measured my blood pressure as normal, the result satisfied him to say that 24 hour abpm was unnecessary. He wrote to capita advising that I was medically fit. Capita insisted on 24 hour abpm results so (after moving address and registering with a different doctor who again checked my blood pressure and found it normal) I was referred to a hospital for the 24hr monitoring. I now have the results which I was confident would show me as healthy. Not quite the case. Average blood pressure recorded is 117/62 - healthy. There are however two spikes in blood pressure recorded as between 140-150 (SYS). Looking at the logged times for these they align with the times I walked to/from work. These spikes have led to the test indicators saying "hypertensive" and having "labile systolic blood pressure." I know this is not good news but my GP explained that a spike is normal when being active, and the results overall showed me as healthy. He wouldn't diagnose anything wrong with me. Now to Capita. I'm posting my results back, but how will Capita respond to them? Though my GP says the results show me as healthy the tests state "hypertensive" in the results which I'm almost certain will result in being certified medically unfit. Does anyone else have experience with 24 hour abpm readings and how capita respond to them? Apologies for the essay.