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HGV Medical in Dorridge

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Dorridge

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 Dorridge.

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 Dorridge ?

Simply Medicals is the premier provider of HGV Medicals, and for good reason. Firstly, we are GMC registered, ensuring that our services meet the highest quality standards, and that we offer safe and trustworthy medical examinations. Located in Dorridge, West Midlands, we offer convenient access for those in the surrounding areas. We understand that time is of the essence for many of our clients, which is why we are proud to offer same-day appointments, ensuring that you can get the medical examination you need when you need it.

Our pricing is also affordable and competitive in the market, and we believe that access to quality medical exams should not be a burden on your wallet. We are transparent with our pricing, meaning that there are no hidden costs or fees. At Simply Medicals, we take pride in our high quality of service, and it shows in our top-rated five-star reviews. Our clients consistently rave about the professionalism and expertise of our staff, as well as the comfortable and accommodating facilities at our clinic.

In addition to our HGV Medicals, we also offer a range of other medical examinations, including Occupational Health assessments and DVLA Medicals. Our team of expert medical professionals has a deep understanding of the unique needs and requirements of different medical exams, ensuring that you receive accurate, comprehensive, and efficient medical assessments.

Ultimately, Simply Medicals is the clear choice for HGV Medicals because of our commitment to excellence, affordability, and convenience. When you choose Simply Medicals, you can trust that you are receiving the highest quality medical exams from a team of knowledgeable and experienced professionals.

About Dorridge

Dorridge is an affluent village located in the Solihull district of the West Midlands. It is approximately 3 miles from the town of Solihull and 13 miles from Birmingham city centre, making it a popular residential area for commuters. The village is also well-serviced by public transport, with a train station that provides direct services to Birmingham and London.

Dorridge is known for its high-end residential properties, green spaces, and local amenities. The village centre has a good variety of shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as a pub, a library, and a medical centre. The local school, Dorridge Primary School, is highly regarded and often oversubscribed.

One of the main attractions of Dorridge is its proximity to the countryside. The village is surrounded by open fields and woodland, providing plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, and horse riding. The nearby Knowle and Dorridge Park is a popular spot for picnics, sports, and family events.

Despite its peaceful and picturesque setting, Dorridge is also well-connected to major roads such as the M42 and M40, as well as the Birmingham International Airport. This makes it a convenient base for businesses and travellers alike.

In summary, Dorridge is a desirable village that offers a high quality of life for its residents. It combines the benefits of rural living with excellent transport links to urban centres, making it a popular choice for professionals and families seeking a tranquil and well-connected community.

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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