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Triby5467 Community member Posts: 25 Connected
edited January 2 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hey guys happy new year. I spoke to a lady at pip and she said my annual review has been sent back to dwp for a decision. She said i wont have a face to face medical which is gr8 but do you know A. If i may still have an assesment over phone and B. If this is a good thing? Im really anxious. My current award is high rate. Thank you


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,445 Disability Gamechanger
    If the report has been returned without an assessment then it will be a paper based assessment you’ve had. 

    Mostly this is a good thing and the majority of the time people are awarded after a paper based assessment. Although, it has been known for a refusal to happen but it’s rare. 

    Decisions can take up to 12 weeks after the report was returned. 
    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.
  • Triby5467
    Triby5467 Community member Posts: 25 Connected
  • Triby5467
    Triby5467 Community member Posts: 25 Connected
    They have evidence of all my medications etc
  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 1,715 Scope online community team
    Hope you hear back soon @Triby5467, fingers crossed it's all gone well. Keep us posted with how you get on :)
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  • Triby5467
    Triby5467 Community member Posts: 25 Connected
    Will do rosie. It took 5 yrs to get it. When i had my tribunal during lockdown it was great cos it was over the phone and i had a massive backpay. Even though backpay is nice i dont want to ever go through that again


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