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HGV Medical in Castle-Vale

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Castle-Vale

In the world of transportation, drivers spend a significant amount of time on the road. It is crucial for both drivers and their employers to prioritize the importance of maintaining good health in order to ensure safe driving practices. This includes undergoing a mandatory HGV Medical assessment to obtain the appropriate category on their licence. Subsequent check-ups are required at the age of 45, and every 5 years thereafter until the age of 65. Once a driver reaches the age of 65, annual medical evaluations are necessary to continue driving legally. At Simply Medicals, we specialize in providing convenient, professional, and cost-effective driver medical assessments. Our services are more affordable than traditional doctor and optician visits, with quick and efficient results. Located at over 22 convenient locations across the West Midlands and Bristol area, we strive to accommodate the needs of all drivers in a timely manner. Trust Simply Medicals to ensure that you are in compliance with all necessary medical requirements for driving, so that you can stay safe on the road at all times.

You can book your HGV Medical near Castle-Vale.

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 Castle-Vale ?

Simply Medicals is the premier provider of HGV Medicals in Castle Vale, England. What sets us apart from the competition is our commitment to excellence and our dedication to providing top-notch service to our valued customers. As a GMC registered facility, our team of experienced healthcare professionals ensures that every HGV Medical examination is conducted with the utmost care and attention to detail. Additionally, we offer same day appointments to accommodate the busy schedules of our clients, making it convenient and efficient to obtain the necessary medical clearance for driving heavy goods vehicles. Our affordable pricing sets us apart as a cost-effective option for those in need of HGV Medicals, without compromising on the quality of service provided. Our commitment to customer satisfaction is reflected in our 5-star reviews, demonstrating our track record of happy customers who have entrusted us with their medical needs. At Simply Medicals, we understand the importance of obtaining a valid HGV Medical certificate, and we strive to make the process as smooth and hassle-free as possible. Choose Simply Medicals for all your HGV Medical needs and experience the difference that our professionalism and expertise can make.

About Castle-Vale

Castle Vale is a residential district located in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Originally built in the 1960s as a large council estate, it has since undergone significant redevelopment and regeneration efforts to create a more vibrant and inclusive community. The area is home to a diverse population of approximately 10,000 residents, with a range of housing options including single-family homes, apartments, and social housing. Castle Vale is well-connected to the rest of Birmingham and the wider West Midlands region, with several bus routes serving the area and easy access to major roadways such as the M6 motorway. The district is also home to an array of amenities, including schools, shops, parks, and community centers, providing residents with everything they need for a comfortable and convenient lifestyle. Additionally, Castle Vale boasts a strong sense of community spirit, with various local organizations and initiatives working to improve the quality of life for all residents. Overall, Castle Vale offers a peaceful and welcoming environment for individuals and families looking to settle in Birmingham, with ample opportunities for education, recreation, and community engagement.

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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