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Driver Medical in Brentford

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 HGV  & PCV/Bus Medicals, PCO / TFL Medicals (Includes Free  Eye Test)  trust Precision Driver Medical in Brentford to deliver compliant DVLA standard medicals.

Simply book an appointment online at your convenience, some clinics, we even provide same-day doctor appointments. To book a medical exam for HGV drivers, book online right away and specify ” HGV/PCV  Medical (DVLA/D4)” in the booking remarks section.

Many drivers book with us each month to deliver their driver medical needs. We also provide our services to both individuals and companies. All of the doctors in our network are GMC-registered and skilled at filling out the required medical forms.

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A Driver Medical is a prerequisite to DVLA acquisition of a Category C licence, Taxi Badge, Bus licence etc.

For one to acquire a provisional category C licence, you will need to undertake a driver’s medical from a reputable agency such as our establishment.

For HGV/Bus medical, a renewal is required at 45 and subsequently every 5 years until age 65 till it becomes an annual requirement. There can be exceptions to this rule. You should always check the date in column 11 on the back of your driving licence.

Our doctors are GMC registered and experienced in completing the DVLA D4 driver medicals and ensure you receive the most affordable, hustle free and convenient service to suit you. We are currently expanding and offering Weekend Clinics where available.

Do you require a Driver medical in Brentford?

You will usually receive a reminder letter, together with a D4 medical form, a few weeks before your medical is due, so be sure to get booked in with Precision Driver Medicals. You can also tell when your medical is due according to the expiry date on the back of your HGV licence. For renewals, DVLA will also send you renewal paperwork by post 56 days before your licence expiry.

To make things easier for you and book your HGV driver medical. Trust Precisiondrivermedicals for Driver Medical in Brentford.

What’s involved in the Medical?

The assessment consists of:

Vision and field of vision test

Diabetes (Urine test)

Blood pressure check

Detailed medical history questionnaire

Review of medications

Cardiac investigation

Mental health check

Height & weight

Lifestyle assessment

Neurological health audit

What do I need?

Please Bring to your Medical:

  • Medical Form (specific to your medical)
  • Photo ID
  • Your driving glasses/contact lenses & prescription
  • Details of any ongoing medical conditions plus any medication you are taking
  • Medical records where required

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What Do You Need to Do to Drive Non-Emergency Medical Transport? Medical Transport?    

Precision Driver Medical accepts driver medical appointments 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. We see many HGV/PCV drivers a month as the mosta affordable and the best provider of driver medicals in the UK.

3 Easy Steps to Book your Driver Medicals in Brentford.        

Step 1   

Book your location, date, and time.

Step 2

Meet your doctor.

Step 3 

Submit your completed medical assessment.

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Medical Conditions

FAQs

What level of vision must I have to meet the DVLA medical standard?

Drivers in group 2 (LGV and PCV) must meet stricter vision requirements than motorists. For example, for group 2 drivers, good vision in both eyes is required, while car drivers only need to be able to pass the standard number plate test with both eyes working together. For a PDF of our instructions for the eyesight test, visit Drivers Vision/Eyesight Test.

What if I require corrective lenses like glasses or contacts to pass the eye exam?

In 2013, the DVLA modified the regulations so that you are no longer required to pass any specific tests without your glasses or contact lenses as long as your vision is acceptable with glasses. However, the DVLA continues to insist that the doctor evaluate your eyesight without your spectacles or contact lenses for no apparent reason. No matter what the outcome is, the DVLA will send the paperwork back to you if the measurement still needs to be made. Unusual, we acknowledge, but there it is! As long as your eyesight is fine with your glasses on, you don’t need to get your eyes examined if you’re coming in for a taxi medical.

What if I take insulin for diabetes?

2011 saw the implementation of new regulations that permit people with diabetes to take insulin to possess DVLA group 2 licences. There are, however, some very tight guidelines. For example, every year, you need a statement from a diabetic consultant stating that you are managing your diabetes, monitoring your blood sugar levels at least twice a day, and using a device that can recall measurements from the previous three months. Other prerequisites include having knowledge of diabetes and making a self-declaration. medical for drivers in Brentford.

What if I have diabetes and take tablets to control it?

If you take tablets which belong to the sulphonylurea or glinide families there are strict rules which were introduced in March 2016. These require you to do a finger prick blood test “at least twice a day and at times relevant to driving, i.e. within two hours of starting to drive and then every two hours whilst driving”. Also, you need to keep fast acting carbohydrate, such as glucose tablets, within easy reach when driving. You also need to have a “clear understanding of diabetes and the necessary precautions for safe driving”. Common medications within this group are gliclazide, glimepiride, and tablets ending in …glinide, although there are several others. Other treatments for diabetes, such as metformin, don’t have such strict requirements and don’t require regular finger prick testing.

What if a heart attack has occurred?

After a heart attack, you need at least six weeks before you may resume operating a bus or truck. In addition to meeting other requirements during the test, you must pass a treadmill test in which you must be able to run continuously for nine minutes. In addition, you must not still be experiencing angina.

What if I’ve had a seizure or have epilepsy?

The regulations for blackouts and fits are intricate and based on the specific type of incident. For example, the DVLA may not revoke your licence for a certain basic faint. However, you would lose your licence for at least five years if you experienced a full-blown epileptic fit. Different guidelines apply to various types of awareness loss. If you’re interested in learning more, please get in touch with us.

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Steps to book a medical?

Pick Your Preferred Location

Select the clinic location of your choice for your medical assessment. We offer multiple clinics situated across England.

Secure Your Appointment

To schedule an appointment, use our convenient online booking form. You must provide your details and complete the payment process online.

Receive Confirmation

Once you've booked, a reservation confirmation will be promptly delivered to the email address you provided. Your reservation becomes official only upon receiving this confirmation.

Items to bring to the medical ?

"To ensure a smooth HGV medical appointment, remember to bring the following three essential items:

  • The Form D4 medical form, which your doctor will complete and sign.
  • Your driving licence and counterpart.
  • A record of any medications you are currently taking."

What to expect at the medical ?

If you're gearing up for your HGV medical examination, it's natural to wonder what the process entails. Understanding what to expect can help alleviate any apprehensions and ensure that you are fully prepared for your appointment. Here's a breakdown of what you can anticipate during your HGV medical examination. Learn more.