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HGV Medical in Oakham

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Oakham

For drivers who spend a significant amount of time on the road, maintaining their fitness to drive is crucial. An essential requirement for obtaining the necessary category on your license is undergoing a HGV Medical examination. Subsequent check-ups are mandatory at the age of 45 and every 5 years thereafter until the age of 65. Drivers aged 65 and above must have an annual medical examination. At Simply Medicals, we offer convenient, competent, and cost-efficient driver medical services. Our prices are more affordable compared to visiting your regular physician and optician separately, and we ensure a quick and hassle-free process for our clients. With most of our drivers able to secure an appointment within the week, and with over 22 locations across the West Midlands and Bristol area, we aim to provide accessible services that cater to your needs. Whether you are a new driver in need of your initial HGV Medical or an experienced driver requiring a repeat check-up, Simply Medicals is here to support you in meeting your obligations for road safety.

You can book your HGV Medical near Oakham.

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 Oakham ?

When it comes to getting your HGV Medical, Simply Medicals stands out as the best provider in the industry. Our team of medical professionals are GMC registered, ensuring that you receive the highest quality care and attention during your examination. Conveniently located in Oakham, England, we offer easy access for individuals in the surrounding area. One of the key factors that sets us apart from our competitors is our ability to provide same day appointments, allowing you to get the medical clearance you need quickly and efficiently.

Not only do we offer top-notch service and convenience, but we also pride ourselves on our affordable pricing. We understand the importance of keeping costs low for our clients, without sacrificing on the quality of care they receive. Our commitment to providing exceptional service has been recognized by our clients, as evidenced by our top-rated status and numerous 5-star reviews.

At Simply Medicals, we prioritize the health and well-being of our clients above all else. Our experienced team goes above and beyond to ensure that you receive the care and attention you deserve. With our dedication to excellence and commitment to customer satisfaction, it’s no wonder why Simply Medicals is the best choice for your HGV Medical needs.

About Oakham

Oakham is a historic market town located in the county of Rutland, in the East Midlands region of the United Kingdom. With a population of approximately 11,000 residents, Oakham is known for its picturesque architecture, quaint streets, and vibrant community spirit. The town is home to a number of notable landmarks, including Oakham Castle, which dates back to the 12th century and is one of the best preserved Norman buildings in England. Additionally, Oakham School, founded in 1584, is one of the country’s leading independent schools and plays a significant role in the town’s cultural and educational heritage.

Oakham’s economy is primarily driven by agriculture, tourism, and small businesses. The town’s weekly market, held on Wednesdays and Saturdays, is a popular attraction for both locals and visitors, offering a wide range of fresh produce, handmade crafts, and unique gifts. Oakham’s traditional pubs, charming cafes, and independent shops also contribute to its thriving local economy and sense of community.

In terms of transportation, Oakham is well connected to the rest of the UK by road and rail. The town’s railway station provides regular services to London, Birmingham, and Leicester, making it an ideal location for commuters and tourists alike. Overall, Oakham offers a blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, making it a charming destination for those seeking a quintessentially English 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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