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HGV Medical in Smethwick

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Driver medicals carried out by GMC-registered doctors in Smethwick

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 Smethwick.

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 Smethwick ?

When it comes to getting an HGV medical, you want to make sure that you’re using a provider that can deliver the highest level of quality and service. That’s why Simply Medicals is the best provider of HGV Medicals in the UK. Our dedication to delivering a top-notch experience for our clients is second to none, and that’s reflected in everything from our GMC registration to our 5-star reviews.

One of the things that sets us apart from the competition is our location in Smethwick West Midlands. This central location makes it easy for drivers from across the UK to come to us for their medicals, which can be especially beneficial for those who need to get their test done quickly and efficiently. We also offer same-day appointments, which means that you can get in and out of our office with minimal hassle.

Of course, affordability is also a key factor when it comes to selecting a provider. That’s why we offer some of the most competitive pricing in the industry, allowing you to get the medical exam you need without breaking the bank. Additionally, we pride ourselves on being transparent and upfront about all of our fees, so you won’t be caught off guard by any hidden costs.

Perhaps most importantly, our commitment to delivering a high-quality experience is reflected in our reputation. With 5 star reviews from countless satisfied customers, it’s clear that we’re doing something right. So if you’re in need of an HGV medical, don’t settle for anything less than the best. Choose Simply Medicals for a top-notch experience from start to finish.

About Smethwick

Smethwick is a town located in the West Midlands, England, with a population of approximately 60,000 people. The town was once known as the “Workshop of the World” during the Industrial Revolution, where factories and mills sprouted up and manufactured various goods such as machinery, weapons, and vehicles. Today, the town continues to be a hub of industrial activity, with factories producing items ranging from automotive parts to food products.

Smethwick also boasts a rich cultural and historical heritage. The town is home to the Galton Bridge, a Grade I-listed piece of architecture that spans both the Birmingham Canal and the railway. Another notable feature of Smethwick is the Sikh Gurdwara, which is one of the largest temples in Europe and attracts visitors from all around the world.

Apart from its industrial and cultural offerings, Smethwick is also a popular location for tourists due to its proximity to other famous cities such as Birmingham, Wolverhampton, and Coventry. As a result, Smethwick boasts a range of accommodations, from hotels to holiday rentals, to cater to the needs of visitors.

The town also has several retail outlets, including supermarkets, convenience stores, and independent shops. Its bustling high street provides an excellent shopping experience, with a wide range of products on offer from fashion to electronics.

Overall, Smethwick is a vibrant town with a range of offerings for both residents and visitors alike. Its rich history, industrial heritage, and cultural diversity make it an excellent destination to explore.

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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