Table 6

Group 2 licences (continued)

CountryAfter licenseFurther infoLicense Returned after Tx
DriverDoctorPoliceCourtOtherDriverReport DrQuestion DrSleep specialistOther specialistOther Tx efficacyFw-up
 B++#++++Neu PneumoYY+1 yr§
 F++++ préfet++ƒYNV
 GB+(+)(+)(+)++Y##N1 yr
 E++++YN1 yr
 P++++Admin+NeuYN1 yr
 L+ C+ C+++Y ?N?
 NLNeu++Y++Y++5 yr++
  • Préfet: the representative in each region of the national government

  • Tx: treatment

  • Fw-up: follow-up

  • V: variable

  • Neu: neurologist

  • Pneumo: Pneumologist

  • Admin: administration

  • B: Belgium

  • F: France

  • UK: United Kingdom

  • E: Spain

  • S: Sweden

  • P: Portugal

  • AU: Austria

  • DK: Denmark

  • FIN: Finland

  • GR: Greece

  • I: Italy

  • IRL: Ireland

  • L: Luxembourg

  • NL: Netherlands

  • D: Germany

  • N: Norway

  • CH: Switzerland

  • : for SAS only, not for narcolepsy

  • +: narcolepsy, never, sleep apnoea syndrome (SAS) 1 month after efficient Tx started, after positive statement from a neurologist

  • §: narcolepsy, 2-yr max, SAS, 2 yr once, without limitation if normal after 2 yr

  • ƒ: board of doctor(s) appointed by the Licensing Authority (from a list among general practitioners and/or specialists)

  • government authority

  • ##: more restrictive for narcolepsy

  • ¶¶: informs the police

  • ++: for the case of reported loss of consciousness by a doctor appointed by