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HGV Medical in Hockley

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Hockley

Ensuring that you and your employer prioritize your health and safety on the road is crucial for drivers, especially those operating heavy goods vehicles (HGV) in Hockley. To maintain your fitness to drive, it is mandatory to undergo a HGV Medical examination to obtain the correct category on your license. Subsequent check-ups will be necessary at the ages of 45 and then every 5 years until age 65, after which an annual medical examination is required. At Simply Medicals, we offer convenient, competent, and cost-effective driver medical services. Our rates are more budget-friendly compared to visiting your regular doctor or optician separately, and our efficient process ensures a quick turnaround time. With over 22 locations across the West Midlands and Bristol area, we strive to accommodate your schedule for a seamless experience. Most of our drivers are able to schedule their appointments within the same week, making it easy to prioritize your health and safety as a professional driver.

You can book your HGV Medical near Hockley.

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 Hockley ?

Simply Medicals is the leading provider of HGV Medicals for drivers in the Hockley area. Our clinic is GMC registered, ensuring that our services meet the highest standards of professionalism and quality. Located in Hockley, England, we are conveniently situated to serve the needs of local drivers who require HGV Medicals for their commercial driving licenses. One of the key benefits of choosing Simply Medicals is our same day appointment availability, allowing drivers to quickly and easily get the medical clearance they need to continue working. In addition to our convenient location and quick appointments, we also offer affordable pricing for our services, making it easy for drivers to stay compliant with regulations without breaking the bank. Our clinic is top-rated, with 5-star reviews from satisfied customers who appreciate our efficient service and friendly staff. When it comes to HGV Medicals, Simply Medicals is the best choice for drivers in the Hockley area. Our commitment to excellence, affordability, and customer satisfaction sets us apart from other providers, making us the go-to option for drivers who need reliable and efficient medical services.

About Hockley

Located in the county of Essex in the United Kingdom, Hockley is a quaint and charming village boasting a rich history and a close-knit community. With a population of approximately 7,000 residents, Hockley is known for its beautiful countryside, historic architecture, and thriving local businesses. The village is situated just a short distance from the bustling seaside town of Southend-on-Sea, offering residents the perfect balance of rural tranquility and urban convenience. Hockley is well-served by public transportation, making it easy for residents to commute to neighboring towns and cities. The village is home to a number of schools, churches, and community centers, providing residents with ample opportunities to socialize and engage in a variety of activities. In terms of amenities, Hockley offers a range of shopping and dining options, with a number of independent shops and restaurants lining its charming streets. For those who enjoy the outdoors, Hockley has several parks and green spaces for residents to explore and enjoy. Whether you are looking to raise a family, start a business, or simply enjoy a slower pace of life, Hockley has something to offer for everyone. With its picturesque surroundings, friendly community, and convenient location, Hockley truly embodies the quintessential English village experience.


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 Medica


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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