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#1 Dave32

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 06:08 PM

Sorry if this is a stupid question.  I've got my medical on Thursday and was just wondering if I need to go suited and booted again or are jeans and t-shirts Ok?



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Posted 15 September 2013 - 06:33 PM

Have you got your fitness the same day? We had ours one after the other so we were all still in our gym stuff. Don't think it would've mattered too much what we were wearing for the medical though if I'm honest :)

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 06:48 PM

Sorry if this is a stupid question. I've got my medical on Thursday and was just wondering if I need to go suited and booted again or are jeans and t-shirts Ok?

Mankini.

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 06:56 PM

No I haven't been given a fitness test date yet. Training won't start until November so I guess I will have the fitness some time in October.

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 07:25 PM

Mankini.

 

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:26 AM

Yes it is still a medical but you will also be viewed by your potential employer whilst you are there - be tidy, perhaps not a full top hat and tails.  Expect to have to don the infamous open for all to see from the rear gown for a while so the more clothes you go in with the more you have to take off,dump on a chair and then re-dress.

Doing a spontaneous filling of the cup from across the room may make medical history but could also be frowned upon by a potential assessor.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 08:02 AM

Yeh I've got the medical/fitness tomorrow (Medical first) and was wondering if they expect you to dress a certain way. Maybe just not too scruffy.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 08:28 AM

Yeh I've got the medical/fitness tomorrow (Medical first) and was wondering if they expect you to dress a certain way. Maybe just not too scruffy.

 

may i make a serious comment... i think i would wear smart dress considering the job



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 08:42 AM

may i make a serious comment... i think i would wear smart dress considering the job

I wore a smart dress, and got some right funny looks ;)

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 09:11 AM

When I went for the DNA/Fingerprint test I wore casual clothing, so did everyone else. Seeing a doctor/nurse doesn't scream 'suited and booted' to me. Maybe jeans and a blazer or something to go smart/casual.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 07:12 PM

I wore a smart dress, and got some right funny looks ;)

 

They were probably jealous :shhh:



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 07:25 PM

I haven't got a mankini and the missus doesn't like me borrowing her dresses so I think I'll go with a shirt, shoes and jeans.  Thanks for the answers :thumbsup:



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 07:40 PM

I haven't got a mankini and the missus doesn't like me borrowing her dresses so I think I'll go with a shirt, shoes and jeans. Thanks for the answers :thumbsup:

"The missus doesn't like me borrowing them"
Why did you get them all messy!.

Edited by gripper, 16 September 2013 - 07:41 PM.


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 10:18 PM

I had my medical this morning and just wore jeans, shoes and a shirt. There was no need to go suited and booted but smart casual went down well.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 09:20 AM

I had my medical this morning and just wore jeans, shoes and a shirt. There was no need to go suited and booted but smart casual went down well.


Can I ask, did you remain in your clothes or was there a point in your medical where you had to get changed for the medical?

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 09:34 AM

He had a quick chat with me fully clothed then I had to strip to my underwear and he checked my knees, legs and then checked under my armpits. Really laid back and relaxed, most of it was done clothed, things like bending over to touch your toes and then twisting and reaching. Hope this helps. Nearly forgot, the nurse checked my hearing in a booth and then my lung function test as well as my urine.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 10:50 AM

Many thanks, a great help.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 09:09 PM

Just to update, I went smart/casual and most people just wore their gym kit to our medical/fitness test so I really don't think it matters.






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