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Medical review to see if i can stay in my current employment.

Discussion in 'Jobs and Employment' started by delmcp, Oct 25, 2016.

  1. delmcp

    delmcp Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Getting a little stressed. I knew this was coming as I am coming to the end of my temporary medical downgrading. At the beginning of Dec I have been summonsed to attend a medical board to discuss the future of my career. i.e. if they are going to permanently down grade me so i can see the rest of my current contract out or the are going to medically terminate my contract.
    This is causing stress in my life and relationship. Fingers crossed they will allow me to see my contract out.
     
  2. Clivethedrive

    Clivethedrive Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi delmcp, can you tell us what the medical grounds for this are? Many on the forum have faced similar situations and could have advice that may help,clive
     
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  3. delmcp

    delmcp Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Clivethedrive My current employer is the MOD and in there view I can not work outside the UK. I have looked into the regulations and it is laid down in there. I was just after some moral support. Thanks for your reply.
     
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  4. azure

    azure Type 1 · Expert

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    Keeping my fingers crossed for you @delmcp I hope you can see your contract out.

    It can't be easy having that decision hanging over you.

    Good luck :)
     
  5. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    Fingers crossed for you @delmcp . Sometimes a long lead up to an appointment can be a curse.

    How much longer is there to run on your existing contract?
     
  6. mist

    mist · Guest

    Are you SAS? :woot:
     
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  7. delmcp

    delmcp Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks all for your replies.
    @AndBreathe Just over 4 years of my contract to go.
    No not SAS @mist lol
     
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  8. mist

    mist · Guest

    I suppose you wouldn't be able to say even if you were..:stop:
     
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  9. delmcp

    delmcp Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    ;););)
     
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    walnut_face Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    MoD didnt have that view when I was a soldier, if you could hold a musket they sent you to a place of danger!:)
     
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  11. delmcp

    delmcp Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @walnut_face it is because i am insulin dependant. AS for the musket thing i would be the first in the queue to pick mine up if i could.
     
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    enzina LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Just wanted to say good luck @delmcp, hope all goes well.:)
     
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    walnut_face Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @delmcp I can only hope the outcome is the one you seek, good luck
     
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    Marcus870 Type 1 · Newbie

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    delmcp new to this as well just finished my temp P7 MND. Diagnosed 6 months ago at 42, now waiting for my occupational health and referral to U.K. Diabetic clinic. Let me know how you get on, I personally know another T1 who, over time has been promoted from Sgt to WO1 and has recently gone for his LE Commission (fingers crossed). No sure how to pm new to forums as well, happy to discuss further.
     
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    Duotrans Type 1 · Member

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    Hi
    It's not much fun going through this kind of situation.
    I'm assume no that they have got access to your medical records from Diabetic consultants etc as this will be used to determine the outcome quite a bit.
    Out with the MOD you can ask to see the medical report before it goes back to your employer and also see any medical reports that the MOD have asked from their own doctors.
    As general rule of thumb is the medical professionals that know you best will hold more sway than one from a doctor you've only seen once. Unless there is a blatant obvious reasons n I ne doctor will not disagree with another - both regarded as being ethical.
    Hope all goes well
     
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  16. delmcp

    delmcp Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I would like to thank everyone for their support, and will let you all know what the outcome is post the 8th Dec.
     
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  17. Engineer88

    Engineer88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    No there has always been a blanket ban on joining as t1. I know from experience
     
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  18. delmcp

    delmcp Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Engineer88 there still is a blanket ban on joining as a T1.
     
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    Engineer88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Afraid so.
     
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  20. Bravo2zero

    Bravo2zero Type 2 · Active Member

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    Hi what job do you do, do you work for the MOD or doing military service .? maybe if you are not frontline a posting within the Uk permanent should not be totally out of the question, as for the down grading do you mean a rank reduction or job change.
    I feel lucky for you, the 8th Dec is my birthday
    Take care
     
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