catheter ablation (and driving)

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Successful Cather Ablation

Group 1 entitlement:

  • For arrhythmia causing or likely to cause incapacity
    • Must not drive for at least 2 days but need not notify the DVLA. Driving may resume after 2 days provided there is no other disqualifying condition

  • For arrhythmia not causing nor likely to cause incapacity
    • Must not drive for at least 2 days but need not notify the DVLA. Driving may resume after 2 days provided there is no other disqualifying condition

Up-to-date guidance may be obtained from the publication "At a Glance Guide to the Current Medical Standards of Fitness to Drive" and the website www.dvla.gov.uk.

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Last edited 06/2019

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