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HGV Medical in Swindon

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Swindon

Ensuring your fitness to drive is crucial for both you and your employer, especially as a driver who spends a significant amount of time on the road. To obtain the necessary category on your licence, a HGV Medical is required. Regular check-ups are also necessary, starting at 45 years old and every 5 years thereafter until the age of 65. Once you reach 65, an annual medical examination is mandatory. At Simply Medicals, we offer convenient, competent, and cost-efficient driver medicals. Our services are more affordable compared to visiting your doctor and optician separately, and we ensure a quick and efficient process for you. With most of our drivers being seen within a week, and with over 22 locations across the West Midlands and Bristol area, we strive to accommodate your needs. Let Simply Medicals help you meet your HGV medical requirements, so you can continue your driving career safely and responsibly.

You can book your HGV Medical near Swindon.

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 Swindon ?

Simply Medicals is proud to be the premier provider of HGV Medicals in Swindon, England. As a GMC registered facility, we adhere to the highest standards of care and professionalism to ensure that our clients receive top-notch medical assessments. What sets us apart from our competitors is our commitment to providing same day appointments, making it convenient for our customers to schedule their medical exams without unnecessary delays. Additionally, we offer competitive and affordable pricing to make accessing our services accessible to all drivers who require HGV Medicals.

Not only are we reputable for our prompt and cost-effective services, but our team of experienced and knowledgeable medical professionals consistently receive glowing 5-star reviews from our satisfied clients. These rave reviews are a testament to our dedication to providing exceptional care and support to all those who trust us with their HGV Medical needs.

At Simply Medicals, we understand the importance of maintaining the health and wellness of professional drivers. That’s why we go above and beyond to ensure that our clients receive thorough and comprehensive medical assessments to fulfill HGV licensing requirements. When you choose Simply Medicals, you can rest assured that you are in the hands of the best provider for HGV Medicals in Swindon.

About Swindon

Swindon is a vibrant town located in the South West of England, approximately 81 miles west of London. With a population of over 220,000 residents, Swindon has a rich history dating back to the Saxon times. Known for its strong industrial heritage, Swindon was once a thriving center for the railway industry, with the Great Western Railway being a major employer in the town. Today, Swindon is a diverse and dynamic community with a growing economy and a range of industries, including engineering, automotive, and technology. The town is also home to several well-known companies, such as Honda, Nationwide Building Society, and Intel.

In addition to its strong industrial presence, Swindon boasts a variety of cultural and recreational attractions. The town is home to the Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, which showcases a collection of contemporary art, as well as historical artifacts from the town’s past. Swindon also features a number of parks and green spaces, such as Lydiard Park and Coate Water Country Park, providing residents with ample opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Furthermore, Swindon has a well-developed transportation network, with good rail and road connections to nearby cities and towns. The town is served by the Swindon railway station, which offers regular services to London, Bristol, and Cardiff. Additionally, the M4 motorway runs close to Swindon, providing easy access to the rest of the country. Overall, Swindon is a thriving town with a rich history, strong economy, and diverse cultural offerings, making it a desirable place to live and work in the United Kingdom.

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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