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Record your medical

on seeing medical report written by health professional after my esa medical. If I knew she was a story teller I would have got my medical recorded. So if anyone is attending one in the future 'GET IT RECORDED ' it's your right. And that stops the jackanory. ( story tellers) (liars). 

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Just to point out that you do need permission to have an assessment recorded. If you dont then and you get caught, you risk having your assessment stopped and your file returned to DWP, where you'll be refused that benefit.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,258 Disability Gamechanger
    ESA will record your assessment on their equipment if you request it

    PIP you have to get permission and provide the equipment to record two copiies simultaniously on either CD or Cassette. You can use two relatively cheap cassette recorders. One copy has to be given to the assessor

    CR
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  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering
    Amandawilliams62Amandawilliams62,

    Good advice, and helpful points from CR and Poppy. 

    Maximus policy on recording is here (for ESA). They will provide equipment, but they do need notice. 

    Atos policy is in their FAQs here. As CR says, for PIP, you'll need your own equipment.

    Capita policy is here.

    As CR says, for PIP, you need equipment which will produce 2 identical recordings. 

    You need to notify the assessment provider in advance too.

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  • mm234mailmm234mail Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Id have to agree, record your interview my partner medical was manipulated by ESA medical assessor and they even went on to say that my partner was on the phone whilst waiting to be seen, total lies, as her mobilephone was in for repair and didn’t have it that day, after it was proved the assessor was caught out lying, she still didn’t get into any trouble and our complaint was ignored by both DWP and assessors, oh and Poppy you obviously like comment on everybody’s comment negatively I see. You sure dont work for the DWP as you seem to defend there actions on most peoples posts!!!
  • Amandawilliams62Amandawilliams62 Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Thank god someone seems to understand what I'm saying. I know the rules. Maybe some people need to have a look how many people's assessments are based on bu!! S!!!. I was gonna remove myself from this website until I read last view. It's us against them ,don't you know
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    edited October 2017
    @mm234mail for your info no i do not work for DWP!! I actually claim PIP and ESA myself and haven't worked for 9 years. I have given good advice in a lot of posts thank you very much!!!! Point out 1 post where i've actually defended the DWP???? The advice i give is honest, whether you like it or not!!!!!!!!!!!
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Thank god someone seems to understand what I'm saying. I know the rules. Maybe some people need to have a look how many people's assessments are based on bu!! S!!!. I was gonna remove myself from this website until I read last view. It's us against them ,don't you know
    I never said not to record an assessment. I said permission is needed before recording one. There's people out there who would have no idea to ask permission first, if they're caught without this they risk having their benefit stopped.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • mm234mailmm234mail Member Posts: 7 Listener
    let’s hope you don’t fall a victim poppy too the DWP lies and deceit on medical assessments it will happen one day, the stress that these people are believed, nothing you say will help on your medicinal as they out to kick you off ESA FACT!!, as rightly Amanda says, they out to ruin people’s lives and genuinely disabled people are getting a raw deal. (it all Bull and yes Amanda we all need to stick together, our human rights are being abused by the DWP under handed tactics and ruthless ways)
  • Amandawilliams62Amandawilliams62 Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Yes I agree. While I'm appealing my esa I had to apply for jsa. Honestly the first thing the advisor said at the job centre was"They are taking everyone off esa". I am learning about all the pros and cons. Fear very soon turns to anger with these people would sit in a office knocking as many people as possible down.
  • GerGer Member Posts: 3 Listener
    edited October 2017
    Error wrong discussion
  • NasmamuNasmamu Member Posts: 45 Connected
    I think people need to calm down. The advice from @poppy123456 is factual and correct. I fail to see what the problem is. If you dont want the truth thats fine but to take issue with somebody who is trying to help people and who has been through the process is ridiculous. 
  • mm234mailmm234mail Member Posts: 7 Listener
    lol FACT we been through it too. Miss Know it all, instead her cruising posts and being a pain she likes the sound of her own voice, bloody keyboard warriors, unless your constructive which most her replies are not, she hasn’t any better to do. This is last time i’m going to comment on this post, so not wasting my time on idiotic individuals !!!
  • tommtomm Member Posts: 231 Pioneering
    Having the ESA WCA audio recorded does cut down on their lies  and deliberate errors , but it doesn't completely stop them , as it's only audio (no video)  when it comes to them acually carrying out the tests /checks they will later claim they did, same with their findings
  • NasmamuNasmamu Member Posts: 45 Connected
    Cruising posts? What are cruising posts? I see what you mean about idiotic individuals....
  • mm234mailmm234mail Member Posts: 7 Listener
    yes you one them !! 
  • NasmamuNasmamu Member Posts: 45 Connected
    People on here crying because they didnt get pip because the assessors lied boo hoo. But dont want sound advice. Lol. Funny
  • NasmamuNasmamu Member Posts: 45 Connected
    @mm234mail you said you werent going to comment further and then you did...its not only DWP who lie is it pal?
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    edited October 2017
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  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,258 Disability Gamechanger
    I think it is time this thread is closed
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