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Just had medical

gillymacgillymac Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited August 2017 in PIP, DLA and AA
hi i am disabled person with a couple of health problems i have just had to endure another medical and form filling took me so long had to get loads of help i think i will still fail

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  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,258 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello gillymac and welcome
    You don't say which benefit you had the medical for.
    PIP has been made intentionally harder for people to claim and many deserving people , like yourself despair at the process.
    Although people struggle with the initial assessment and decision, when and if you have to go to independant tribunal, success is much greater.
    Having had an assessment the first thing to do is request a copy of the HCP report from the DWP. This will be usefull if you need to take things further, but also good to add to your records for the future.
    Come back with any questions or other help you want, even just to have a rant

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • steve51steve51 Community champion Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @gillymac

    A very big welcome to you to our website and online community.

    I'm very sorry to hear about your current predicament.

    Please please pop over to our home page where you will find lots of info on Benefits.

    We also have a 'Benefit Advisor' ready & waiting to offer you some help.

    There is also a Benefit Calculator where you can use too se what you could receive (Benefits)

    Please please let us know if you need any further help ???

  • Sam_ScopeSam_Scope Member Posts: 7,732 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @gillymac welcome to the community!
    Scope
    Senior online community officer
  • gillymacgillymac Member Posts: 2 Listener
  • LiamO_DellLiamO_Dell Member Posts: 1,114 Pioneering
    Hi @gillymac,

    Welcome to Scope's online community! It's great to have you on board.

    As @steve51 mentions, we have a benefits advisor and calculator which you may find useful. We also have lots of information about benefits and appeals on our website, which might be of interest to you.

    I hope this helps. If you have any questions, then please do get in touch!
    Liam
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