Copy of the medical requirements for entry

Discussion in 'Join the Army - Reserve Recruitment' started by Nutter, Jan 7, 2011.

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  1. Good evening

    I am and ACF instructor I have had a cadet who is 17 years old ask me about the TA. She has asthma, I have said she may want to approach the nearby TA unit. However its 15 miles away and I told her I would see if I could get the medical requirements and see if she is eligable first.

    I remember when I was in the TA (a while back now) that the med requirements were different, however with an increase in op tempo I wasnt sure if this had changed. Which is why when she said can I join the TA with a bit of asthma I didnt say go for it.
  2. She can't join...TA is the same as the army...she needs to be free from an inhaler for more than 4 years and various other doctors recommendations.
  3. Thank you will pass it on.
  4. I am in the process of applying for the TA. Im a qualified and experienced Emergency Nurse. I had my medical tonight and have been told I may have failed due to an abnormal smear test last September. Had a punch biopsy which came back negative. Why would this lead to a fail in a medical?