A medical certificate is required before flying solo. Validity periods are dependant on age, i.e. Up to 30 every 5 years, 30-49 every 2 years, 50-64 every year, and six-monthly thereafter. Your appointment should be made directly with the doctor, (ask for a class 2 pilot's medical). It is advisable to book several weeks in advance.
Authorised medical examiners for Essex. Essex AME's
Authorised medical examiners are listed on the CAA web page CAA Medical Examiner search
Southend's local medical examiners are: