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The following are the requirements for the medical certification of aircrew, including guidance material issued by the UK CAA Medical Department.

MED.D.040 Requirements for occupational health medical practitioners

Implementing Rules

OHMPs shall only conduct aeromedical assessments of cabin crew if:

  1. the competent authority is satisfied that the relevant national occupational health system can ensure compliance with the applicable requirements of this Part;
  2. they are licensed in the practice of medicine and qualified in occupational medicine in accordance with national law; and
  3. have acquired knowledge in aviation medicine as relevant to the operating environment of cabin crew
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Guidance Material

  1. OHMPs wishing to conduct aeromedical assessments of cabin crew must be authorised by the CAA.
    Requests for authorisation must be submitted to the CAA Medical Department.
  2. The OHMP must be registered with the General Medical Council, hold a licence to practice and be on the Specialist Register in Occupational Health.
  3. Successful completion of the Basic Course in Aviation Medicine (BCAM) at King’s College, London would be acceptable for this purpose, other Aviation Medicine training or experience may be considered upon application.

The OHMP should provide full details of their experience, including details of any formal training or courses, on the application form.

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