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HGV Medical in Abingdon

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Abingdon

Ensuring that drivers are fit to operate heavy goods vehicles (HGV) is a top priority for both the driver and their employer. To obtain the necessary category on your driving licence, undergoing a HGV Medical is mandatory. Following this initial medical examination, drivers will need to schedule repeat check-ups at 45 years of age, and then every 5 years until they reach 65, at which point annual medical evaluations will be required. At Simply Medicals, we specialize in providing convenient, competent, and cost-efficient driver medical services in the Abingdon area. Our services are not only more affordable compared to traditional visits to your doctor or optician, but they are also conducted with efficiency so you can get back on the road in no time. With our 22 locations scattered throughout the West Midlands and Bristol region, we can easily accommodate your scheduling needs. Trust Simply Medicals to ensure that you meet all necessary health requirements to continue driving safely and legally.

You can book your HGV Medical near Abingdon.

We provide the D4 Medical forms and the D2 Forms.

The eye test is included and we provide a free re-test.

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What does the HGV Medical involve?

You’ll undergo an eyesight test, using a Snellen chart to determine your visual acuity. We’ll also check your blood pressure, and discuss your medical history and any medications you may currently be on, as these may impact your ability to drive safely.

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What do I need to bring to my D4 lorry driver’s medical?

  • Your D4 medical form (We have spare if needed)
  • Photo ID (Drivers Licence/passport)
  • The glasses or contact lenses you use when driving
  • Your current eyesight prescription (If glasses are worn for driving)
  • Details about any medication you are taking
  • Information on any ongoing medical conditions you may have

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Why Choose Simply Medicals for your HGV Medical in Abingdon ?

As a leading provider of HGV Medicals, Simply Medicals stands out as the top choice for all your medical examination needs. Our clinic in Abingdon, England is conveniently located, making it easily accessible for individuals requiring HGV Medicals. What sets us apart from other providers is our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction. With our team of highly skilled and GMC registered doctors, you can trust that you are in good hands when you choose Simply Medicals for your medical examination.

One of the key advantages of choosing Simply Medicals is our ability to offer same day appointments, ensuring that you can get your medical examination completed quickly and efficiently. In addition, we pride ourselves on offering affordable pricing options, making quality medical care accessible to all individuals. Our clinic has received top ratings and boasts an impressive number of 5-star reviews, reflecting the high level of satisfaction from our patients.

At Simply Medicals, we understand the importance of providing a seamless and stress-free experience for our patients. From the moment you schedule your appointment to the completion of your medical examination, our friendly and experienced staff will ensure that you receive the highest level of care. When it comes to HGV Medicals, Simply Medicals is the best choice for quality, convenience, and affordability.

About Abingdon

Abingdon, located in Oxfordshire, is a historic market town in the United Kingdom with a population of approximately 36,000 residents. The town is known for its picturesque architecture, quaint cobbled streets, and rich cultural heritage. The town’s history dates back to Roman times, and evidence of its past can be seen in the remains of the Abbey buildings and the 15th-century Long Gallery that still stand today. Abingdon is also home to many notable landmarks, including the Grade I listed St. Helen’s Church, the medieval Abingdon County Hall Museum, and the beautiful Abbey Meadows along the River Thames. The town is surrounded by stunning countryside, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Abingdon offers a wide range of amenities, such as shops, restaurants, cafes, and leisure facilities, ensuring that residents and visitors alike have everything they need within easy reach. Additionally, the town is well-connected by road and rail, with easy access to major cities such as Oxford and London. Abingdon also boasts a strong sense of community spirit, with a variety of events and activities throughout the year that bring people together. Overall, Abingdon is a charming town with a rich history, beautiful surroundings, and a vibrant community, making it a wonderful place to live or visit in the United Kingdom.

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

What if I get a medical condition after my medical?

Any new medical issues are best discussed with your GP first. If they feel it is notifiable then you must notify the DVLA. Do not wait for your next medical to declare conditions.

What does a HGV Medical involve?

The doctor will conduct an eye test. Then they will check your weight, height, blood pressure and listen to your heart. They will then take a detailed history of your current and past medical issues. The doctor will inform you if there are any issues.

Can you fail a Medical?

It is possible to fail. Simply Medicals provides a free re-test if there are any issues with your medical. So you can sort them out with your GP and get a re-test and pass. There are some conditions that are barred for HGV driving. The doctor will inform you if this is the case for your medical condition.

HGV Medical Reviews

Don’t just take our word for it. Check out our 5 star reviews.

Rating 4.9 – Based on 1102 reviews

Reviews

Mark Prince – “Had my medical yesterday and was made to feel very welcome from the staff and dr walji. Would definitely recommend” 5 Stars – 16/11/2022 – Driver Medical

Zac Drury – “Friendly and professional” – 5 Stars – 14/11/2022 – HGV Medical

Craig Gillion – “Very professional. Made you feel relaxed. Would highly recommend” – 5 Stars – 10/11/2022 – D4 Medical

Matthew Magnante – “Really friendly guy. Had a chat and joke put you at ease. Would really recommend this service” 5 Stars – 06/11/2022 – Lorry Driver Medical

Darren Jeavons – “Very professional and polite” – 5 Stars – 4/11/2022 – Class 1 Medica

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Where can I get my HGV Medical?

At Simply Medicals, we offer medicals at several locations across the West Midlands and South of England.

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