The Shell / BGC medical requires an extensive medical examination and blood / urine tests.
You should allow 2-3 hours for the medical (including Xray).
The Shell / BGC Medical includes:
General Medical Examination (Genito-urinary,
Rectum-Anus only if indicated)
Audiogram (only for ERT members)
Spirometry (only for ERT members)
Biochemistry, Haematology & Cholesterol Profile
HIV, VDRL, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C (for visa/work permit)
Vaccinations - Iraq
Courses or boosters usually advised: Diphtheria; Tetanus.
Other vaccines to consider: Hepatitis A; Rabies; Typhoid.
Selectively advised vaccines - only for those individuals at highest risk: Hepatitis B.
No yellow fever vaccination certificate required for this country.
Malaria not normally present unless the illness was contracted abroad.
Travellers and transferees should be up to date with routine
vaccinations such as measles/mumps/rubella (MMR), and
diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis and polio (DTaP/IPV).
Please bring with you:
Photographic ID (ie. passport, driving licence)
A hardcopy of the:
Your glasses or contact lenses (if worn)
Copies of any significant hospital letters, abnormal results etc
E-mail us a copy of your vaccination records before the appointment
The medical is carried out at GP Matters (24 Buckingham Terrace, Glasgow, G12 8ED). The chest X-ray is carried out at the Nuffield Hospital (25 Beaconsfield Rd, Glasgow G12 0PJ) - 5 min drive from the clinic - we will aim to arrange it for you just after your medical.
After your Shell / BGC Medical:
Please allow 4-5- working days for your Shell / BGC medical to be finalised. This will then be e-mailed to you and the original documents can be collected at the clinic or posted to you.
Unless foreseen by local laws and regulations or specified by the examining physician due to health surveillance limitations /restrictions, the validity of the Health Certificate shall be two years from the medical examination date.
Fees - On request
Please e-mail us the medical form/requirements for your pre-employment medical, together with your DoB and role/position.
We will respond the same day with a price and our availability.