JSP 950 - Provoked Seizures

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Dear Ministry of Defence,

For the purposes of this request I bring your attention to Annex G of the Joint Service Publication 950 Leaflet 6-7-7 : Joint Service Manual of Medical Fitness. Specifically the Seizures and epilepsy section.

Paragraph b states that a candidate with a single seizure must be 5 years clear with no treatment to be considered fit.
Paragraph c states that a candidate with a history of provoked seizures may be considered fit provided there is no risk of the stimulus reoccurring.

My question is that if a candidate has had a single provoked seizure, e.g drug-induced, would they also need to be 5 years clear in accordance with paragraph b or are the two treated differently to each other.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Lucas

SG SecFin-Sec Gp Mailbox (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Mr Lucas,

 

Please see the attached.

 

Regards,

 

Secretariat

Headquarters Defence Medical Services

Defence Medical Services Whittington

Lichfield

 

 

SG SecFin-Sec Gp Mailbox (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Mr Lucas,

 

Please see the attached.

 

Regards,

 

Secretariat

Headquarters Defence Medical Services

Defence Medical Services Whittington

Lichfield