The medical team may well defer your application like they did with mine (for minor eczema) but if it were only minor eczema and this matches up with your GP medical records then they may - like they requested me to - ask your GP to fill in a questionnaire which was sent via my portal. This judges if it is still active, location(s) of the eczema or how serious etc. This may also depend on the role you are choosing? However, your triage medical phone call as part of the initial application process would hopefully be able to clear this up...think they judge this on a case by case basis. I only had my application deferred by 2ish weeks due to a previous application flagging this up.Hi I had mild eczema in the creases of my arms when I was a child. Sorted it out with some emollient gel. Worried this is going to be a problem when they look at my medical records...any advice?
There was an article on the Guardian website regarding Army recruitment earlier this year:
‘Other measures introduced to ease recruitment this year include an end to the blanket ban on sufferers of asthma and eczema. “Whereas previously if you had had asthma that’s it, you are out, gone, now we need further medical evidence...”’