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Posted : June 29, 2008
Hi doc, Just a quick question. I'm thinking of becomeing a commercial diver, and was just wondering what is involved in the medical I.E What tests are carried out?
Hope to hear from you soon.

Posted : June 30, 2008
The preliminary HSE medical involves a complete physical examination and several tests to make sure heart, lungs, ears etc all work fine. The exact details are all here:

Scroll down to HSE Preliminary and it's all there. Note that there is a form you need to get signed by your GP before you go for the medical.

Dr O
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