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  1. L

    Pnuemothorax (collapsed lung)

    Hi everyone, 2 years ago I had a very small pneumothorax (less than 2cm’s). Bed rest for a week or two and cleared itself up with no need for treatment. Absolutely no issues whatsoever since. Anyway I’d like to join the infantry as a reservist, wondering if this might hinder my application...
  2. W

    Army Deferral On Medical Grounds.

    Hi Guys, So first a bit of background I am currently going through the stages of joining the army, I have recently had my Army Brief and Face to face interview before assessment centre. During my admin part of the brief I happened to mention I have a blood condition which I was born with called...
  3. M

    Army Officer intake January 2018

    Hi all, New to the forum! Looking for people who are hoping to gain a place on the January 2018 RMAS intake and want to do some prep or swap/compare for the up and coming assessments? Just reply to this post and we can go from there.... But about myself, I was a Police Officer for four years...
  4. WelshWonder

    Question regarding medical forms

    Hi all. First of all, apologies if this has been posted in the wrong place, I'm still trying to get my head around these forums. With that said, onto the matter at hand - I've recently given my doctor my army medical forms to fill out, about two weeks ago at this point. Since then I've been...
  5. B

    Should I lie on my medical questionnaire?

    Hi guys, This is my first time posting so apologies if I haven't put this in the correct place or I don't understand some terms etc. I have prescription insoles for my feet to help with fallen arches. I want to apply to the Army Reserves (Int Corps) and have been told by a friend who is an...
  6. S

    Whether to join as an Officer or Soldier.

    Alright all, basically I'm rather uncertain and wondered if some of those who know a bit more than me might be able to shed some light. I'm 19 years old, I've done my A Levels and I'm currently studying public services at college. I'm not sure whether Id be best suited going as an officer, as...
  7. K

    2016 How long will I be waiting for my AOSB if I apply today

    Hi guys new here, 21 YO, wanting to join Intel Corps. I've seen some posts on here from a few years back saying it takes months to get to the Briefing, yet when talking to careers advisor she (rather politely) refused to give a realistic approximation about when I would be attending the Board...
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    Any experience required for PQO entry?

    I'm looking to join the army as a doctor after uni. I'm also looking into the medical bursary scheme but because I've heard it's highly competitive to get into, would I be at a disadvantage if I haven't had any previous army experience like family history in the armed forces...CCF at school etc?
  9. J

    Application Queries

    Good evening. I have submitted my application and have a few queries. Any help would be much appreciated. 1) Medical: I had Eczema in my late teens and am aware this could be an issue. However, I have been completely clear of Ezema for at least 7 years. Would that put that issue to bed? Also...
  10. T

    Medical form sent by docs and being reviewed - Timescale?

    Hi Just signed up here as I find myself on this forum every other day. Just wanted to check on something.. I gave my medical form to the doc who withheld my documents until payment was received . Ended up paying him myself after two weeks of pestering and they gave me my money back when army...
  11. O

    Recruitment process - first stages

    Hi all... Just thought I'd write this to help anyone who has recently applied to the British army as I couldn't find much helpful information. I am still currently in the early stages of my application but ive had my first interview and got my dates for pre selection. First off you are bound...
  12. N

    Medical rejection

    Hi everyone I applied in the TA back in 2014 and got medically rejected during my selection process, right after I was rejected I took all the possible routes they gave me to appeal for it and I did, they gave me a weekly plan to fill out what activities I do. Since I told them I sprained my...
  13. Taff_Springsteen

    Changing 1st choice during application process.

    Hi Guys, I am in the application process, I have my Personal Development Activity next week. My question is regarding changing my first choice during application, and how late is too late. My first choice is currently The Royal Welsh Regiment, but having improved my fitness at a rate I'd never...