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Medical

#1
Hey Folks,

I am joinng OTC this year and have to do a medical soon.

Can anyone tell me what's involved, how long it takes etc?

Cheers
 
#4
The last medical I had in the army involved a South Aftrican doctor, he put on a rubber glove, looked me straight in the eyes and said...

"I am now going the check your testes for lumps and bumps." :?
 
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Goku

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#6
You’ve just worked it out.

Blood samples
Piss samples
Blood pressure test
Hearing test
Lung capacity tests
Colour blindness test
Height and weight recorded
Doctor then observes you for any visible signs of STDs

I think that’s all of it…
 
#10
Don't admit to having had asthma (or anything like it) for at least the past 5 years. They won't let you in if you do, no matter how free your (non existent in your case) testes are from lumps and bumps.
 
#11
FritzTheCat said:
Don't admit to having had asthma (or anything like it) for at least the past 5 years. They won't let you in if you do, no matter how free your (non existent in your case) testes are from lumps and bumps.
Not suggesting that R_C should lie in order to gain entry to the OTC are you, not the sort of behaviour one would expect form a potential officer in the finest army in the world not to mention the lack of integrity it shows on both parties (the one giving the advice and the one potentially taking it) an attribute required in spades by all serving officers.

Zippy483
 
#12
No worries, I am in perfect health, I was just wondering what to expect from the medical!

I agree with you and I also reckon it's a good attribute for an Officer to be well prepared..............
 

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