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Help with Health Assessment Form - Universal Credit.

Elizabeth777
Elizabeth777 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited June 2017 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hello.I'm currently receiving Universal credit benefit and have been on the sick for 6mnts. I've received a Health Assessment form that needs to be sent back ASAP. Can I get advice on filling out the questionnaire. Thank you kindly Elizabeth. 

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  • MikeBroderick
    MikeBroderick Member Posts: 234 Pioneering
    Hi @Elizabeth777:

    Welcome to the Online Community and thanks for your post.

    Please see our Benefits section for information about Universal Credit. Are there any instructions on the Health Assessment form to indicate who should complete it? 

    Is it something a doctor or nurse should be filling out?
  • BenefitsTrainingCo
    BenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,622 Pioneering
    Hi Elizabeth777

    I suspect it is a UC50 (sometimes known as an ESA50) form that you have been sent. If so it would make good sense to get help from a local advice service with this. It is something that local advisers are in the habit of completing on a fairly regular basis. Some people choose/have to complete it on their own though and if you consider doing this you might like to look at some useful online guides. The Benefits and Work website has a guide to help people complete the form and you can find out more about this on its website here.

    Best wishes
    David
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