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DWP text message

heidialex2022 Community member Posts: 10 Listener
Hi all, 

I’ve had a text message from PIP saying they still haven’t made their decision and they will write to me when they have made one. Just wondering what is roughly the time scale from this text message to when they make and you receive their decision? My anxiety has been through the roof from having my assessment a couple of weeks ago. 

Also is it usually a good sign this text message?


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,142 Disability Gamechanger
    The text is a standard text and doesn't mean anything other than what it says. Timescales from that text vary wildly depending on backlogs and each individual case. From when the report was returned its up to about 12 weeks.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Hannah_Alumni
    Hannah_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,912 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @heidialex2022 I'm so sorry you've been so anxious, I'm keeping everything crossed you hear something soon :) 
    Hannah - She / Her

    Online Community Coordinator @ Scope

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