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HGV Medical in Shirley

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Shirley

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 Shirley.

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 Shirley ?

Simply Medicals is the leading provider of HGV medicals in the United Kingdom. Whether you are looking for a new HGV medical, or need to renew your existing certificate, Simply Medicals offers a range of highly professional and efficient services to meet your requirements.

One of the key reasons why Simply Medicals is the best provider of HGV Medicals is the fact that we are GMC (General Medical Council) registered. This ensures that our medical professionals are fully qualified and abide by the highest standards of professionalism and patient care.

Furthermore, we are conveniently located in Shirley West Midlands, making it easy for you to access our services wherever you are based. We offer same day appointments which is very helpful for those in need of urgent medical certification.

Our pricing is also affordable, making it easy for drivers to access the medicals they need without breaking the bank. We believe in making these services easily accessible and affordable to everyone.

At Simply Medicals, we are committed to maintaining our 5-star reputation, which we have built by consistently delivering high-quality services and patient care. We aim to continue providing exceptional services to all our patients, ensuring that we meet and even exceed their expectations.

Finally, our team of experienced and highly trained medical professionals is dedicated to providing personalized and individualized care to each of our patients. This allows you to feel comfortable and relaxed throughout the process, making things easier and less stressful for you.

In conclusion, if you are in need of an HGV medical, Simply Medicals is the best provider in the country. With our GMC registration, affordable pricing, convenient location, same day appointments and excellent customer service, we are the trusted choice for all your HGV medical requirements.

About Shirley

Shirley, located in the West Midlands, is a bustling suburban town with plenty to offer residents and visitors alike. With a population of over 25,000 people, Shirley is a lively community that provides an array of amenities and services.

One of the standout features of Shirley is its impressive shopping district. The town is home to a wide range of shops and retailers, including numerous well-known high street brands. Along with shopping, Shirley also boasts a diverse range of food and drink establishments, from independent cafes and restaurants to chain outlets.

When it comes to leisure and entertainment, Shirley has much to offer. Solihull Ice Rink, situated on Hobs Moat Road, is a popular destination for residents. Additionally, if you enjoy the outdoors, Shirley Park is a pleasant spot to stroll, run, or relax. For those who love the arts, the nearby Core Theatre has an exciting programme of events, including music, theatre, and comedy acts.

Transport-wise, Shirley is well-connected to the wider area via extensive bus routes and excellent road networks, including the nearby M40. Shirley railway station is also located within easy reach, providing direct access to destinations such as Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham.

In terms of education, there are several reputable schools and colleges in Shirley, including Light Hall School and Solihull College & University Centre.

All in all, Shirley is a fantastic place to live, work, or visit. Whether you’re looking for great shopping, a place to enjoy the outdoors, or both, this vibrant West Midlands town has something for everyone.

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 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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