If you are intending to SkyDive (whether this is solo or tandem in a group) you would require a medical to ensure that you are safe enough to make the jump. Here at Cherries Medical Clinic we can help with this.
For Solo Jumps:- Medical Form 115d required.
For Tandem Jumps:- Medical Form 115b required.
(b) Heart Disease
(c) Lung Disease such as Asthma or COPD.
(e) Diabetes Mellitus.
(f) Recurrent blackouts.
(g) A neurological condition such as brain tumour, hydrocephalus, multiple sclerosis or demyelinating disorders.
(h) Previous significant head injury.
(i) Mental Illness +/- Substance Misuse
The above list isn't exhaustive but if you have a condition that can render your jump to be a risk, then we would advise you to liaise with us here at Cherries Medical Clinic.
(a) A digital or physical copy of your GP records i.e. Patient Access, NHS App or a physical summary record.
(b) Medication List (if any).
(c) Photo ID in the form of passport or driving license.
(d) Glasses/Contacts if worn.
(e) Medical Form 115b (Tandem) or Medical Form 115d (Solo) depending on the type of jump that you would be doing.
(f) Last Medical Certificate - if applicable.
The Skydive Medical would consist of completion of medical questionnaire and a formal assessment of your previous COVID status, blood pressure check, peripheral oxygen levels, assessment of your heart and your lungs as well as a formal Ear, Nose and Throat Examination.