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Horror of PIP review

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SOB
SOB Community member Posts: 24 Courageous
I've had my review via a phone call and I feel that it didn't go well! It went on & on, question after question seemed to go on forever. My stress level went through the roof, just awful thinking I was being grilled. I tried to answer every question it was a case of thinking on my feet. She said when did I last work which I've never been asked about before. I think she was going through a prepared script, some of which was pointless. Also my education came into the conversation, what's that got to do with my health and well being. This can't be right but I had to just go along with it, luck would be on my side, because I had received a consultants report which would provide proof that I had just cause for my need for PIP. Up to now I've not heard from them since.

So be well prepared if you have to go through this & good luck 




 

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  • JBS2022
    JBS2022 Scope Member Posts: 2,075 Disability Gamechanger
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    Lots of people complain about the assessments but then end up getting awarded anyway, so try not to stress too much, asking about people education is common I remember similar questions at my hubby's re assessment, I believe a lot of it is prepared like you said.
    Life is better in a fishtank  🐟
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 11,386 Scope online community team
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    Sorry you feel it didn't go well @SOB. Sadly that's quite a common feeling we see here but like @JBS2022 said, lots of people feel that way and get awarded. 
    I hope you're able to find ways to relax and distract yourself from it while you wait for a decision. Please do let us know how you get on. 
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