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(5 Posts)
Desperatedaisy Thu 23-Feb-17 10:28:21

Eeek, getting a bit real now. The agency has just asked us to make a doctors app for a medical check.

What do they check? Do they drug test? I read a while ago on mn that some employers ask for a really invasive medical and im worried grin

Any ideas of what will happen at the doctos appointment?

Garnethair Fri 24-Feb-17 07:49:53

Blood pressure, weight, cholesterol and a general chat.

EnglishIrishRose Fri 24-Feb-17 22:13:58

Yeah they just filled in a big form with us, pretty standard questions and a full body checkup (general poking around and seeing if your limbs work). Weight, height, blood pressure yada yada. No invasive tests for us anyway.

Flower20166 Sat 25-Feb-17 14:08:18

No invasive tests for me either. It was really quite quick, weight, blood pressure etc. They also booked me in to get my hep B vaccine.

bexollie Wed 01-Mar-17 01:25:22

It's only to check if you are in good general health and have no issues that could impact on the life of a child, disabled people can foster but for eg if someone is very overweight then this can not always cause health problems and it can mean the person may not have a good diet which then could be the same for a child . However this doesn't rule them out ,the sw would have to see they were trying to make some changes. It's just a basic medical. Please don't worry about that as the questions during assessment and firm filling is invasive so it's just something that's necessary

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