Medical exclusions

Discussion in 'Army Pay, Claims & JPA' started by ilievich, Sep 25, 2006.

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  1. Can anyone give me an indication as to the likelihood of being admitted into the army if i have previously had epilepsy. to be more exact, i have had 1 fit when i was 11ish, went on meds til 16 then stopped em, and have been fine ever since. im now 21 so for TEN years i ve been fine.

    im allowed to drive (though my renewal is a bitchin 5 years...) so feel i should be fine to join. But im trying to find out if i should even bother with the recruitment or not. i asked my GP and he was shite all use, just blabbed that he would pass on my records and make a recommendation to recruiters, but didnt indicate if it would be +ve or -ve...

    Does it make a diff if i want to join as an officer straight away?

    thanks for any help
  2. Recruiting Office should be able to tell you the definitive answer, for most things its free of symptoms/medication for 3 or 4 years IIRC, but the Medical/Recruity guys on here should be able to tell you more info
  3. T_L_T is spot on.
  4. thanks guys