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Medical Question - Can I still apply?

  • 14-05-2020 9:27pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 1,312 ✭✭✭ Omega28


    I was wondering if I’m able to apply to be a Guard if I have a heart condition?

    I’ve been looking online and I can’t seem to find any information.

    Thanks


Comments

  • Registered Users Posts: 65 ✭✭✭ Whatyagonnnado


    You can definitely apply. They will obviously investigate further when it comes to your medical. If it's a poorly controlled condition, I'd imagine it would be a flat no. No idea whether they would accept a lower risk condition but if it's what you want, apply.
    Omega28 wrote: »
    I was wondering if I’m able to apply to be a Guard if I have a heart condition?

    I’ve been looking online and I can’t seem to find any information.

    Thanks


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,312 ✭✭✭ Omega28


    You can definitely apply. They will obviously investigate further when it comes to your medical. If it's a poorly controlled condition, I'd imagine it would be a flat no. No idea whether they would accept a lower risk condition but if it's what you want, apply.

    I attend cardiology appointments regularly and I have it well under control. I am very fit and active and although I am on medication it does not affect me.

    Is there anywhere I can find out more information regarding the medical exam?


  • Registered Users Posts: 65 ✭✭✭ Whatyagonnnado


    See if anyone gets back to ya here that was in the same boat. I suspect the garda occ health won't comment on an individual case until your medical but might be worth a try. If I were you, I'd ask your cardiologist/clinical nurse specialist if they've ever had anybody under their care apply for AGS/the army etc before. Good luck with it!
    Omega28 wrote: »
    I attend cardiology appointments regularly and I have it well under control. I am very fit and active and although I am on medication it does not affect me.

    Is there anywhere I can find out more information regarding the medical exam?


  • Registered Users Posts: 18 Shaneoohh


    Email HRM, I had a query regarding a medical condition and they asked for my number. A doctor or nurse contacted me and discussed it with me.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,312 ✭✭✭ Omega28


    I've been trying to contact the HR Department for the last few weeks about my medical condition and if I'm eligible to apply. Still no reply.


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