What Medical Issues Could Stop Me Joining the British Army?

Why Does a Medical Assessment Matter? Working in the British Army is challenging, both physically and mentally, and, therefore, a history of health problems or the presence of health conditions that usually do not affect your everyday life, can mean that you are not able to join, or you might have to wait to join.… Read More


UK Military GPs & Occupational Health

All military General Practitioners (GP’s) are trained in Occupational Health as part of their entry officer courses. This requires a functional and life style assessment when undertaking medicals on Service personnel. As part of the medical, the allied health professional will give advice to personnel about fitness, diet and alcohol. Reference FOI 2018/03526 dated 23… Read More

Behavioural Health Providers & Post-Deployment Assessment

Research Paper Title Testing the effects of using a behavioural health provider to deliver a routine post-deployment assessment for soldiers returning from combat. Abstract Studies indicate that changes in post-deployment behavioural health care delivery are necessary to improve symptom-reporting and treatment-seeking. Methods The present study compared two behavioural health strategies implemented during the Post-Deployment Health… Read More