Drivers Medicals

Topstaff Employment, in conjunction with our in-house agency Clyde Medicals, has many years’ experience of providing Drivers Medicals, carried out at our centrally based Glasgow office.

Medicals Available

Our in-house doctors provide a wide range of medical examinations covering the following driving professions:

  • LGV

  • Bus / PCV

Bookings can be made in advance by contacting our office:

Tel: 0141 427 7070  Email: info-glasgow@topstaffemployment.com

Typical Medical

The medical examinations, conducted at our offices in Glasgow, take around an hour to complete and includes the following elements:

  • Completion of questionnaire

  • Eye test

  • Blood pressure measurement

  • Urine test

  • Full physical examination of heart, lungs, circulation, nervous system, musculoskeletal system and abdomen

Cost

Medicals begin from £75 and include all of the elements listed below.  To receive a quote for your particular needs please contact our office using the contact details above.

Certification & Application Form

Upon successful completion of the medical, a certificate will be issued on the same day as the appointment.  (Note – patients will also be informed of any abnormal findings which could affect the issue or renewal of the licence.)

This certificate can then be returned alongside a completed D4 medical form to the DVLA.   For more information regarding ‘Medical Rules for Drivers’ please refer to the DVLA website at www.gov.uk/dvla-medical-enquiries

Licence Renewals

The DVLA require existing lorry drivers to have a medical at the age of 45, and thereafter every five years until the age of 65.

NOTE – Drivers over the age of 65 require a medical each year.

The DVLA will usually send out a reminder letter, together with the D4 medical form, a few weeks before your medical is due.

Your renewal/medical examination requirements can be determined from the expiry date the back of your plastic licence.  If you think your renewal is due but you haven't heard from DVLA you can contact them through the channels on the following page – DVLA Contact Details

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