Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

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Fibromyalgia thinking of pip

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yaya
yaya Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I'm a 44 year old ex post mistress I had to return post office branch back due to suffering from post natal depression after 3 years of living with mental health and being in pain and feeling numb in various parts of my body I tried fighting with my demons and got myself a cleaning job at an office opposite my house my office are very supportive about my condition so I don't lift or move heavy objects my anxiety is bad I uses to work there 5.00pm 6.30 but I couldn't cope with seeing people and talking to them I changed my hours to early morning 5am to 6.30am I feel pain throughout my body I have degenerative disc disease osteoarthritis and frozen shoulder on the right side i am right handed aswell and I have fibromyalgia I've been told told apply for pip what are my chances of getting pip if I work as a cleaner I've always worked hard all my working life but all these conditions are slowing me down to a point I can't wash my hair my husband does it I can't raise my arms up when I clean at the office I'm using my left hand more and I feel the same pain in my left shoulder now aswell same as right side frozen shoulder please advise me what's best for me in regards of pip many thanks 

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