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HGV Medical in Castle Vale

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Castle Vale

Drivers, naturally spend a lot of time on the road. Therefore, this means you and your employer have a responsibility to ensure that you remain fit enough to drive.

In order to obtain the appropriate category on your licence, you’ll need to undergo a HGV Medical. After which, repeat check-ups will be required when you get to 45, and every 5 years after that until the age of 65. From 65 onwards, you’ll be required to have your medical conducted annually.

At Simply Medicals we provide convenient, competent and cost-efficient driver medicals. You’ll find our service to be more affordable than having to see your doctor and optician respectively, plus we’ll have it all wrapped up for you in no time. Most of our drivers are seen within the week, and we have over 14 locations around the West Midlands, to suit your needs.

You can book your HGV Medical near Castle Vale.

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 Castle Vale ?

Simply Medicals is the top provider of HGV Medicals and with good reason. As a GMC registered medical centre, we go above and beyond in ensuring that the highest level of medical professionalism is provided to all our clients. Situated in Castle Vale, West Midlands, our location is easy to access and provides a comfortable environment for all our clients.

One of the many great features of Simply Medicals is that we provide same-day appointments, allowing our clients who require HGV Medicals to quickly and easily visit us and receive their medical certification. We understand that many of our clients have busy schedules, and we work hard to provide exceptional service under all conditions to accommodate their needs.

Additionally, our pricing is very affordable, making it easy for HGV drivers to obtain the medical certification they need without breaking the bank. The cost of having the medical exam, eye examination and blood pressure check are all included in the price.

Simply Medicals is highly rated by our clients, with 5-star reviews reflecting the level of care and service that we provide. We are dedicated to ensuring our clients receive the best possible care and medical attention.

Furthermore, we understand that some clients may have specific medical conditions that must be taken into account during their HGV medical. We ensure that all medical examinations are conducted thoroughly to cater for specific medical issues.

In conclusion, Simply Medicals is the best choice for anyone seeking HGV Medicals. We provide a convenient location, same-day appointments, affordable pricing, and top-rated service. Our professional and friendly staff are ready to assist our clients throughout their medical appointments.

About Castle Vale

Castle Vale is a major residential area in the north-eastern part of Birmingham, located in the West Midlands region of England. With a population of roughly 10,000, Castle Vale offers a thriving community with an array of amenities and services. Over the past few decades, Castle Vale has seen extensive rebuilding and regeneration efforts to transform the area into a thriving destination for both residents and visitors alike.

The area boasts a range of shopping options, with Castle Vale Retail Park serving as a popular shopping destination for many. The Castle Vale Stadium is home to several sports facilities, including a state-of-the-art gym and swimming pool. Additionally, Castle Vale is home to various parks and green spaces, including Farnborough Road Park and Spitfire Island, perfect for outdoor activities and leisurely walks.

Moreover, Castle Vale offers excellent transport links, with easy access to the M6, M42, and M6 Toll, as well as the Birmingham International Airport. The area has a well-connected bus network, with various bus routes running throughout Castle Vale and connecting the area to other parts of Birmingham.

Education is also a top priority in Castle Vale, with several primary and secondary schools located in the area, including the popular Greenwood Academy. Castle Vale also has a thriving community center, offering a range of classes and activities for residents of all ages.

Overall, Castle Vale offers a welcoming community with a wide range of facilities and services, making it an ideal place to reside or visit. The area’s continued regeneration efforts suggest that it will continue to grow and evolve in the future, making Castle Vale a place to watch closely for anyone interested in the West Midlands region.

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 Medical

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Where can I get my HGV Medical?

At Simply Medicals, we offer medicals at several locations across the West Midlands.

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