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PIP Query

Darryl1854 Community member Posts: 95 Pioneering
Good afternoon 
I was awarded PIP for when i got diagnosed with my PTSD, I have subsequently found out that I also have an autism diagnosis. Do I need to notify DWP on my subsequent diagnosis. Any help guidance would be greatly appreciated 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,363 Disability Gamechanger
    A new diagnosis is not something that needs to be reported because it’s not about a diagnosis.

    If you report changes you will be sent more forms to fill in and return. Another assessment is also most likely. Once a decision is made your award could either remain the same, be increased, decreased or stop completely.

    You should only report changes if it would mean a change of award. That’s never guaranteed with a diagnosis. 
    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.
  • Darryl1854
    Darryl1854 Community member Posts: 95 Pioneering


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