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medical requirement admission to RAMC

#1
Does a history of being on antidepressant medication preclude admission to RAMC as a doctor/GP?

I am a GP in the NHS who has a patient/colleague with the following history.

The individual concerned has had no time off work for 12 years following a depressive episode 12 years ago - which lead to 3 months off work.
He has remained on antidepressant since then primarily as a 'prophylactic' measure with no mental health problems.

He is otherwise very fit, with no other significant medical history.

He is hoping to join the RAMC as a GP.

Will he be rejected?
What are his choices?

Thank you in anticipation.
 
#2
Taken from JSP 346 CHAPTER 3: THE INFLUENCE OF PARTICULAR CONDITIONS ON PULHHEEMS ASSESSMENT FOR ENTRY

(This is a general document on recruit medical entry standards and not RAMC specific)

Mild or Moderate Depressive
Episodes (F32.0 and F32.1).

2-year symptom and treatment free
period prior to application following
one episode, or a 4-year symptom
and treatment free period prior to
application following 2 episodes.
 

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