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HGV Medical in Great Barr

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Great Barr

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 Great Barr.

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 Great Barr ?

Simply Medicals is the leading provider of HGV Medicals in the West Midlands and beyond. As a GMC registered clinic, we offer thorough and reliable medical exams that meet all required regulations. Located in Great Barr, our clinic is conveniently situated for drivers who need a medical certificate as a pre-requisite for their license. We understand the urgency of getting your medical exam done quickly, which is why we offer same-day appointments to ensure that you do not have to wait any longer than necessary.

We pride ourselves on providing an affordable pricing model while still maintaining the highest standards of medical professionalism. At Simply Medicals, we believe that everyone deserves access to quality healthcare, and our pricing options ensure that the process is not a burden. You can have peace of mind knowing that you are getting exceptional value for your money when you choose us as your HGV Medical provider.

Our exceptional service has led to numerous positive reviews on our website and a five-star rating. We have received rave reviews from customers praising our staff’s professionalism and expertise. From start to finish, our friendly team is here to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. We want to ensure that your experience with us is stress-free and straightforward.

In summary, Simply Medicals ticks all the boxes when it comes to being the best provider of HGV Medicals. We are GMC registered, located in Great Barr, offer same-day appointments, have affordable pricing, and top-rated with five-star reviews from our customers. Whether you are renewing your licence or getting it for the first time, Simply Medicals is the ideal place to get your HGV Medical exam done quickly and efficiently.

About Great Barr

Great Barr is a suburban area located in the West Midlands of England. It is a thriving community that possesses a rich history and a vibrant culture. The area has a population of over 23,000 people and it is a part of the Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council. The name Great Barr is believed to have originated from the Old English word “bearu,” which means “grove,” and the “great” in the title is thought to define the size of the area.

In the past, Great Barr was a secluded village that was largely rural. Nevertheless, in recent years, it has been transformed into a bustling urban centre. The area boasts many amenities that cater to the needs of its residents, including supermarkets, schools, shops, pubs, and restaurants. Moreover, Great Barr is a great place to visit as it has a number of tourist attractions, such as Sandwell Valley Country Park, Alexander Stadium, and The Hawthorns football stadium.

Great Barr has a strong sense of community and it is home to a variety of organisations and associations that strive to bring people together. These include community centres, faith groups, and sports clubs. Additionally, Great Barr has a rich cultural heritage that is celebrated throughout the year with events such as the Great Barr Carnival and the Great Barr Christmas Lights Switch-On.

In conclusion, Great Barr is a vibrant and thriving community that offers its residents a high quality of life. With its excellent amenities, rich cultural heritage, and strong sense of community, it is no wonder that Great Barr is a popular destination for tourists and new residents alike.


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

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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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