Taxi Medicals can be carried out at the practice by Dr Mark Dourish who is registered with the Council Licensing Department. He can carry out examinations for people applying for a first taxi license and for existing taxi drivers needing to renew their license.
The medical is booked into a thirty minute slot. Please bring along your medical questionnaire for completion, you will need to return the completed form to the licensing office.
If you have ischemic heart disease (had a heart attack, angina, coronary artery surgery or had a stent inserted) you will need to have a treadmill test every three years to hold a taxi license.
Diabetics should be keeping a record of at least twice daily blood sugar testing and be attending for annual review with their GP or specialist.
The fee for the medical is £85.00 (cash payment - receipt provided).