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Prison officer

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Turner90, Nov 28, 2017.

  1. phoenix

    phoenix Type 1 · Expert

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    The last respondant on this post seems to have had type 1 since infancy but is working as a prison officer.
    https://prisonofficer.org.uk/viewtopic.php?t=4769
    Here is another T1, don't know when diagnosed
    https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/andrew-cross
    Since 2004 disability acts have applied to the uniformed civilian services
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/3850051.stm
    Lastly https://www.diabetes.org.uk/guide-to-diabetes/life-with-diabetes/employment

    But whatever the legal position, if you don't have good control it wouldn't be a good job to have. If your control over T1 wasn't excellent and meant you couldn't function efficiently then it would not be good for you or your colleagues.
     
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  2. Chowie

    Chowie Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    How did things go?
     
  3. Turner90

    Turner90 Type 1 · Member

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    I passed!!! Just waiting to do all medical forms and vetting process. They said as long as it's well controlled then there is no reason why they don't take you on. Fantastic news!
     
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    Biggles2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant, well done! Good luck with the rest of the process!:)
     
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