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Hi, my name is Joshmark1!

Joshmark1 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hello everyone Mark here, 25b years ago tyhis Aprilm I wasc blown up by a nail bomb in a pub in soho London and asc ac result i had 3rd degree burtns perforated ear drums shrapnel wounds, skin grsafts and acute PTSD, Depression, Anxiety and panic attacks.I now to boot have capal tunnel syndrome and Scolliosis which is now so bad that people on the streets are laughing at me and feeling sorry for me. I now cant leave trhe house as I cant walk far and only go out if I need air in the middle of the night I am missing all my important hospital; appointments due ton not being able to go on public transport .So am desperate for a  mobility car . Have been on PIP for a couple of years now but never reached enough to get higher mobility. Had a PIP asssesment last Monday now today Universal credit who i have not heard from for nearlly 6 months send me a journal nessage asking for 4 months bank statements and a copy of my passport which makes me think they are checking up on me my GP and Therapist are backing me . I am now fightened to evren answer my door and feel terribly anxious. Is thee anything I can do 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,283 Disability Gamechanger
    That's an awful lot to go through. For your UC review with asking for bank statements. This is a standard review to make sure that your claim is correct. They are reviewing a lot of people at random. There's some information here. universal-credit-reviews You will need to make sure you send them what they've asked for. 
    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.
  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 2,248 Scope online community team
    Hi @Joshmark1. Welcome to the community :)

    Sorry to hear you're struggling with so much. As Poppy says, hopefully your Universal Credit message is just a standard review and if you're able to give them what they need all will carry on as normal. Do you have any friends and family supporting you that you can chat things through with?

    Just so we can understand, when you ask whether there's anything you can do, is this about your PIP claim or your Universal Credit review? 
    Rosie (she/her)

    Online Community Coordinator @ Scope

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