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HGV Medical in Hamstead

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Hamstead

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 Hamstead.

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 Hamstead ?

Simply Medicals is the premier provider of HGV Medical assessments in the UK. Our clinic is conveniently located in Hamstead, West Midlands, and is staffed by highly qualified and experienced medical professionals. We are GMC registered, ensuring that we are held to the highest standards of medical expertise and ethical conduct. Our clinic offers same-day appointments, making it easy and convenient for drivers to schedule their medical assessments around their busy work schedules. Our pricing is affordable, ensuring that drivers receive top-quality medical care without breaking the bank.

One of the things that sets Simply Medicals apart from other providers is our commitment to customer satisfaction. We have received top ratings from our patients, with five-star reviews praising the professionalism, friendliness, and efficiency of our staff. We strive to provide the highest level of service to our patients, ensuring that they receive the care they need to meet the requirements of their jobs.

In addition to our commitment to customer satisfaction, we offer a variety of HGV medical assessments to meet the unique needs of each driver. Our assessments include vision tests, cardiovascular tests, and diabetes checks, among others. We use state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge medical techniques to ensure the accuracy and effectiveness of our assessments.

At Simply Medicals, we understand the importance of HGV medical assessments and the impact they have on the safety of our roads. That’s why we are dedicated to providing the highest level of medical care to drivers, ensuring that they are fit to drive and can confidently perform their jobs. Choose Simply Medicals for your HGV Medical assessment needs and experience the difference that professional, customer-focused medical care can make.

About Hamstead

Hamstead is a suburban area located in Birmingham, West Midlands, England. It is situated about 6 miles northwest of Birmingham City Centre and is a popular residential area among families due to its peaceful atmosphere and easy access to local amenities. The area is well-connected to major routes such as the M6 motorway, providing convenient transportation links to neighbouring cities such as Wolverhampton and Walsall.

Hamstead is home to a range of amenities including local shops, supermarkets, pubs, and restaurants. Additionally, there is a nearby hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, which is a world-renowned medical facility and is a key employer in the area. The Hamstead Library, located on Tanhouse Avenue, is a popular community resource and offers a range of services including book rentals, free internet access, and educational programs.

On the education front, Hamstead has several primary and secondary schools, including the popular social enterprise school, Oasis Academy Short Heath. The school is dedicated to inspiring and motivating students with a focus on developing academic excellence and social skills. Additionally, the area has excellent transport links, making it a convenient location for those studying or working in neighbouring towns and cities.

Hamstead is a peaceful and friendly area with a strong community spirit. The Nightingale Shopping Centre, situated on the borders of Hamstead and Kingstanding, is a popular shopping destination for residents. Overall, Hamstead is a great place to live, work, and enjoy a high-quality lifestyle.

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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