• Coagulation/ Haemorrhagic disorders

    Thrombocytopaenia

    Applicants with a diagnosis of thrombocytopenia should be assessed as unfit. Medical certification is considered subject to a haematologist report acceptable to the CAA Medical (for Class 1 applicants) or AME who performed the periodic medical examination (Class 2).   Platelet counts below 75 x 10¬9/l should be assessed as unfit. Following investigation, a fit assessment may be considered once the platelet count is above 75x109/L and stable.

    Haemophilias

    Applicants with a diagnosis of Haemophilia A (factor VIII deficient) or Haemophilia B (Factor IX deficient, Christmas disease) should be assessed as unfit.  Medical certification is considered for applicants with a diagnosis of very mild forms with >30% coagulation factor subject to a haematologist report acceptable to CAA Medical (Class 1) or an AME (Class 2).  History of spontaneous bleeding is not acceptable for medical certification.

    Von Willebrand disease

    Applicants with a diagnosis of Von Willebrand disease should be assessed as unfit.  Medical certification is considered subject to a haematologist report acceptable to CAA Medical (Class 1) or an AME (Class 2) confirming that the phenotype is mild, that there is no history of significant bleeding and that therapy is not required.