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HGV Medical in Coventry

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Coventry

As a driver, it is crucial to prioritize your health and safety on the road. Ensuring that you are fit enough to operate a vehicle is not only a legal responsibility, but also essential for your own well-being. In order to obtain or maintain the necessary category on your license to drive heavy goods vehicles (HGV) in Coventry, you will need to undergo a specialized HGV Medical examination. This examination is required initially and then repeated at regular intervals, starting at age 45 and continuing every five years until the age of 65, at which point annual medical check-ups are mandated. At Simply Medicals, we understand the importance of convenient and cost-effective driver medicals. Our services are designed to be more affordable and efficient than traditional doctor or optician visits, ensuring that you can quickly and easily meet the necessary requirements for your license. With over 22 locations across the West Midlands and Bristol area, we strive to provide accessible and reliable medical services to suit your specific needs as a driver. Trust Simply Medicals to prioritize your health and safety as you navigate the roads.

You can book your HGV Medical near Coventry.

We provide the D4 Medical forms and the D2 Forms.

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


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 Coventry ?

Simply Medicals is proud to be the premier provider of HGV medicals. As a GMC registered clinic located in Coventry, England, we are dedicated to delivering top-notch medical services to all our clients. One of our standout features is the convenience of same-day appointments, making it easy for drivers to get their medicals done efficiently and without delay.

In addition to our convenient location and quick appointment availability, we also offer affordable pricing for our services. We understand the importance of keeping costs low for our clients, which is why we strive to provide excellent value for money.

At Simply Medicals, we take pride in our stellar reputation, backed by our numerous 5-star reviews from satisfied customers. Our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction has earned us a high rating, making us a trusted choice for HGV medicals.

What sets Simply Medicals apart is our team of highly qualified and experienced medical professionals who go above and beyond to ensure a smooth and pleasant experience for every client. With a focus on quality care and personalized service, we strive to make the process of getting an HGV medical as seamless and stress-free as possible.

Choose Simply Medicals for your HGV medical needs and experience the difference of working with a trusted, reliable, and top-rated provider.

About Coventry

Coventry, located in the West Midlands region of England, is a historic city with a rich cultural heritage. It is known for its significant role in the country’s industrial revolution, particularly in the manufacturing of watches, bicycles, and cars. The city has also played a crucial part in British history, being heavily bombed during World War II, resulting in the destruction of several iconic landmarks. However, Coventry has since rebuilt itself, becoming a vibrant and modern city known for its diverse population, thriving arts scene, and excellent educational institutions.

One of the most famous attractions in Coventry is the Coventry Cathedral, a symbol of peace and reconciliation built next to the ruins of the original cathedral bombed during the war. The city also boasts a variety of museums, such as the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, which showcases local history and art exhibitions. Coventry is home to two universities, the University of Warwick and Coventry University, both highly regarded for their academic excellence and research facilities.

In recent years, Coventry has undergone significant regeneration, with new developments including the award-winning Coventry Transport Museum, which explores the city’s automotive history, and the impressive Ricoh Arena, a multi-purpose stadium and exhibition center. The city’s diverse population is reflected in its vibrant food scene, with a range of international cuisines available in its restaurants and cafes. With its mix of history, culture, and modern amenities, Coventry is a city that offers something for everyone.


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


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


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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