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Injuries and Exercises/Battle Camps/Ops

#1
I’m a Soldier who carries an injury which stops me from carrying weight, running or marching over any kind of distance. I am P3LE and undergoing intense rehabilitation and have been told that I should be returning to full fitness within 12 months.

What are the rules/laws of me deploying on Exercise/Operations? My Appendix 9 states that I’m pretty much limited to my rehab programme in the gym and not much else. I hear something about an Appendix 26 which needs to go to my Doctor to be signed before I am sent on any Exercise/Op, is this the case? If so, does the CoC have to start this process or is it the responsibility of the Soldier?
 
#3
Don't even bother. If you go down whilst on Ops/Exercise you will only become a burden to those around you and resentment quickly sets in.
I'm not trying to, it's my CoC, insisting I will only take part in whichever activities that my med documentation states I can. It's the same for other none-FE soldiers, too.
 
#4
Appendix 26 is part of the PULHHEEMS Admin Pamphlet. It is a 2-page risk assessment that should be started by your CoC, and then you + the leaflet will go to the doc & he'll decide what you can/can't do. Just give your CoC a gentle nudge in the right direction (The form is on the Defence intranet - search for PAP 10 & it should come up.
 
#5
Appendix 26 is part of the PULHHEEMS Admin Pamphlet. It is a 2-page risk assessment that should be started by your CoC, and then you + the leaflet will go to the doc & he'll decide what you can/can't do. Just give your CoC a gentle nudge in the right direction (The form is on the Defence intranet - search for PAP 10 & it should come up.
Thanks. I will look into it.
 

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