DVLA issues updated guidance to doctors

9th March 2017

On 7 March, DVLA issued updated guidance for doctors: ‘Assessing fitness to drive: a guide for medical professionals’.

The main changes to the document are not relevant to people with narcolepsy, but if you have been diagnosed with narcolepsy and wish to continue driving – or if you are applying for your first driving licence – you should ensure that your GP or consultant refers to the latest editiion of the DVLA guide. The section relating to narcolepsy is on page 24.