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HGV Medical in Shirley

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Shirley

For individuals who spend a significant amount of time driving, such as drivers of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs), it is crucial to prioritize their health and meet the necessary medical requirements. This includes undergoing a HGV Medical examination in order to obtain the appropriate category on their licence. Subsequent check-ups are required at specific intervals, such as at the age of 45 and every five years thereafter until age 65, at which point annual medical evaluations become mandatory. At Simply Medicals, we offer convenient, reliable, and cost-effective driver medical services. Our process is more affordable and efficient compared to visiting a doctor or optician separately, and we strive to complete the examination promptly. With over 22 locations in the West Midlands and Bristol area, we can accommodate the needs of our clients in a timely manner. Our priority is to ensure that drivers are in good health and fit to operate their vehicles safely on the road.

You can book your HGV Medical near Shirley.

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 Shirley ?

Simply Medicals is the top provider of HGV Medicals for several key reasons. Firstly, we are proud to be GMC registered, ensuring our customers receive the highest standard of care and expertise. Located in Shirley, England, our convenient location makes it easy for individuals to access our services. Additionally, we offer same day appointments, catering to the needs of our busy clientele. Our affordable pricing sets us apart from the competition, making quality healthcare accessible to all. With a top-rated reputation and numerous 5-star reviews, our customers consistently praise our exceptional service and professionalism. Furthermore, our team of experienced medical professionals is dedicated to providing thorough and efficient assessments, ensuring that drivers meet all necessary requirements for their HGV license. At Simply Medicals, we prioritize the health and well-being of our customers, delivering top-notch medical evaluations with a personalized touch. Trust in our expertise and commitment to excellence for all your HGV medical needs.

About Shirley

Shirley is a suburban area located in the West Midlands of England, within the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull. It is situated approximately eight miles southeast of Birmingham city center and is known for its thriving community and convenient amenities. The area boasts a range of housing options, from quaint cottages to modern developments, making it a popular choice for families and professionals alike. Shirley also offers a variety of shopping opportunities, with a bustling high street featuring a mix of local independent shops and well-known retailers. In addition, the area is home to a number of schools, parks, and leisure facilities, providing residents with plenty of options for recreation and entertainment. The transport links in Shirley are excellent, with easy access to major motorways such as the M42 and M40, as well as regular bus services and a nearby railway station. This makes it a convenient location for commuters looking to travel to nearby cities or beyond. Overall, Shirley offers a pleasant and welcoming environment for residents, with a strong sense of community and a range of amenities to cater to their needs.

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 Medica

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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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