Channel Swim Medical

Channel Swimming Competitors Medical Exam

Are you planning on swimming the channel? Commendable as that feat is, before taking on the “Everest of Swimming”, you need a thorough medical exam by a GP to determine your fitness for the challenge. Be quick! Solo or relay application forms and medical certificates are only accepted after the deadline at the CS&PF’s discretion.

To give it a go though, book into any London Clinic, and we’ll be more than happy to assist you with this, for the lowest price in London.

Whilst the certificates may look very simple, they require a thorough medical assessment. You must complete your medical assessment well before your event, so you have adequate time to complete the mandated tests and/or any additional tests which may be required if abnormalities are discovered during the assessment.

Will you definitely be able to sign me off as fit to participate?

Whilst we are able to sign most participants as fit to compete, if abnormalities are discovered, we may not be able to do so until additional tests are completed. This may include but is not exclusive to and echocardiogram or further cardiac tests.

You will still be liable for the full costs of the medical assessment, please note, you will be liable for the full cost of the medical even if you are not deemed fit to compete.
Please note, you will be liable for the full cost of the medical even if you are not deemed fit to compete.

What does the medical exam include?

  • ECG (per BSMJ guidelines)
  • Medical Exam
  • Certificate

How long will the appointment take?

You will need a 30-minute appointment costing from £194.40 (inc. VAT).

What do I need to bring?

Make sure you bring the form along with you to the appointment.

How do I book?

Simply book online for a 30-minute appointment with one of our fully qualified doctors. Make sure to mention the ‘channel swim medical exam’ in the notes section. Alternatively, give us a call or send us an email for more information.

Don’t get stuck at Dover, book in today.


A 30-minute medical exam, ECG & certificate from £162 (inc. VAT)

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