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HGV Medical in Erdington

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Erdington

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 Erdington.

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 Erdington ?

Simply Medicals is the leading provider of HGV Medicals in the United Kingdom, serving the needs of commercial and professional drivers. Our team of experienced and highly skilled medical professionals are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to ensure our clients receive the highest possible level of care. We are proud to be GMC registered, providing a guarantee of our credibility and expertise in the field.

At our Erdington West Midlands clinic, we offer same day appointments to ensure our clients can get their HGV Medicals quickly and efficiently without any hassle. Our affordable pricing structure ensures that our services are accessible to all, irrespective of budget. We are committed to keeping our prices competitive without compromising on the quality of our services.

We are rated top for our exceptional services by individuals and businesses alike, with many giving us 5-star reviews. This is a testament to our commitment to providing the highest quality services, which have been designed to meet the unique needs of each client. Additionally, our friendly and welcoming team will provide you with a warm and professional atmosphere that will make you feel at ease throughout your appointment.

Our team is also equipped with the latest technology and equipment, ensuring that we provide our clients with the most accurate results. Furthermore, we offer a comprehensive range of services, including occupational health assessments, drug and alcohol testing, and driver medicals.

In conclusion, Simply Medicals is the best provider of HGV Medicals in the UK, offering our clients the highest possible level of care, same day appointments, affordable pricing, friendly customer service and more. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and experience for yourself why we are the right choice for all your HGV Medical needs.

About Erdington

Erdington is a suburban area located in the north-eastern part of Birmingham, West Midlands. The area has a rich history, with evidence of early settlement dating back to the Roman occupation of Britain. The name “Erdington” is derived from the Old English “earn,” which means eagle, and “dun,” which means hill or high place.

Today, Erdington is a vibrant and diverse community with a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial areas. The High Street boasts a range of shops, cafes, and restaurants, making it a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Erdington also has a number of parks and green spaces, such as Pype Hayes Park and Wyrley Birch Park, which provide a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Transportation in and around Erdington is convenient, with several bus routes connecting the area to other parts of Birmingham. The Erdington railway station also provides access to Birmingham New Street station and other major destinations.

One of the notable landmarks in Erdington is the iconic Erdington Abbey, which was founded in the 12th century. The Abbey’s church, which is now dedicated to St. Barnabas, is known for its stunning stained glass windows and organ music.

In terms of education, Erdington is home to several schools, including secondary schools such as Stockland Green School and Holte School, as well as for primary schools such as St Barnabas Church of England School and St Margaret Mary Catholic Primary School.

Overall, Erdington is a vibrant and diverse community that offers a range of attractions and amenities. Whether you are exploring its history, shopping on the High Street, or enjoying its green spaces, there is always something to do in this lively pocket of the West Midlands.


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 Medical


Where can I get my HGV Medical?

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

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