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    PENSION TIER FOR A P8 L8 MEDICAL DISCHARGE QR 9.387 PERM?

    MY MEDICAL DISCHARGE IS RECOMMENDED P8 L8 QR 9.387 PERMANENT. I have a spine injury and unable to walk without crutches and only for small distances among other secondary effects of the injury. I have been told to apply for a blue badge and will receive a visit from occupational health to see...
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    AFCS Tribunal won - Vets UK appeal

    Hi All, I have been progressing over the last few years with AFCS, and have finally been awarded the level I believed I deserved. But, I find myself in a grey area with timings at this point onwards, with neither Vets UK, RBL or paymaster being able to assist, so I ask this knowledgable forum...
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    Med discharge due to Lymes Disease

    Just been med discharged after 19 years service due to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome caused by Lymes Disease - contracted via tick bite whilst doing Unit PT in the woods in Germany. Has anyone else had similar experience and/or claimed through the AFCS?
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    NEED SOME HELP AND ADVICE ABOUT AFCS APPEAL

    Hello everyone, I’m new on here but found some threads interesting and was hoping someone could help. I suffer from depression as a result of HERRICK. I claimed on AFCS and was awarded level 13. I have appealed that and I am waiting for an appeal date etc. I saw from somewhere on ere about...
  5. Muddy_Tankie

    Advice on AFCS Appeal

    Veterans UK "help" and AFCS issues Looking for someadvice on AFCS appeal please... Was diagnosed with PTSD in 2011 as a result of Ops on TELIC and HERRICK, but mainly, as a result, of a particularly shitty tour on HERRICK where we were regularly QRF throughout various AOs. Received treatment...
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    AFCS Interim Review, decision waiting for managers approval!!!

    Hi All, to cut story short>>>> I was injured in Afghanistan and sustained injuries. I was diagnosed with severe PTSD, getting disability benefit and about to undergo another surgery. My 2 year interim review is at its closing stages. I spoke to SPVA and I was told my case worker that a decision...
  7. mrwatto

    Incompetent AFCS

    I am looking for some advice on my current AFCS ongoing claim. I injured by back re-supplying troops with ECM in Helmand as a CQMS in October 2010 and was discharged in Aug 2015, after 2 failed micro-discectomy's in my lower back and an L4/5 fusion. After my first operation I was expected to...
  8. Horace_Rawlplug

    AFCS claim & shite spam emails

    I bunged in a AFCS claim a few months ago for an injury I got a while ago. Not heard anything back since I got the confirmation of receipt about 3 ago. Anyway - for the last 6 weeks or so I have been getting about dozen emails a day about various services people who may have an injury might be...
  9. Irwin Mitchell

    Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

    What is it? The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) is a no fault Government scheme providing compensation for injuries caused wholly or in part by service or which are made worse by service on or after 6 April 2005. The scheme does not distinguish between injuries suffered on operations...
  10. Fez

    Winning an AFCS & GIPs

    Hi. 6 weeks ago I won my AFCS tribunal at the 3rd attempt (it got adjourned twice because the SPVA lacked evidence). My award was upgraded from a Level 13 to a Level 11 injury. I latter learned via my RBL rep that I am now entitled to a GIP. I did not even know what one was until I googled it...
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    Medical discharge from University Officer Training Corps

    Hello, long term browser and new user of the site here for some help (hopefully!). I was a member of the UOTC and an Army undergraduate bursar during my time at university. I injured my left ankle in 2013 on exercise on a reserve course at Sandhurst. I was hospitalised and x-rayed, but didn't...
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    AFCS - Hearing Loss 50db (R) 50db(L)

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    AFCS interim, likely outcome?

    I've been awarded a level 13 interim award and it will be reviewed in a year. I go to Med board next week with a strong inclination I will be P8. From experience, does anyone have an idea if interim payments normally go up or stay the same? (I know it's a bit of a generalisation). Thanks.
  14. Bad CO

    Life After Service For Injured Personnel

    We've just received an interesting report based on a survey of 809 former service personnel who left following an injury incurred during service. Highlights: Majority of injuries not incurred on active service - not sure I find that really surprising but I guess most people would Majority of...

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