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Hi, my name is patricias!

patriciaspatricias Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited December 2017 in PIP, DLA and AA
hi all of you and thank you for letting me join.I was just wondering if you can help me I had my benefit put down and told I was fit for work the lady at the pip place did not look at my letters from the doctors at the hospital or the cancer ♋ center and she has lied on my from can you help me please.


  • teifimissteifimiss Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Hi my name is Irene. I no exactly the same experience.. When I was refused as letter sent to me I noticed that everything was a lie.. He quoted nothing I had said.. Have you appealed the first stage.? If not phone them and explain that you want to get another decision. If that is still negative please then opt to appeal and go to tribunal. I did and I was fortunate to get it reversed. Now I found they asked alot of questions but don't let it put you off. They are thorough and listen to you.. So don't give up hope. Get someone to go with you or ask CAB or other party.. I wish you all the very best of luck and stay strong..

  • debkenzodebkenzo Member Posts: 110 Pioneering
    Hello Patricia.
    Have you requested a Mandatory Reconsideration? This is the first step and it helps to send extra medical evidence.  Gather as much extra evidence as you can from anyone who plays a part in your condition. eg, doctor, specialist, consultant, physiotherapist, carer, anyone else you can think of.  
    Then, if the M.R. fails, the DWP send you a Mandatory Reconsideration Notice letter which gives you the option to request an appeal to a tribunal hearing.  I am going through this process and am awaiting a date for tribunal hearing of which i am not afraid at all because i am genuine and have lots of medical evidence that i have forwarded to them.  Approximately 80% of tribunal appeals do win!  I wish you all the best and pray that you will be successful at the M.R. stage.
    Debbie :)
  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @patricias

    Good evening & welcome !!!!

    Please please give the above information a good look !!!!!

    If there is anything that I can help/support you with please please let me know?

    Many thanks.
  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @patricias, and welcome! Sorry to hear about your current situation. Just to add to the above, if you do decide to pursue a Mandatory Reconsideration, you may be interested in this advice on appealing a DWP decision. Keep us updated and do let us know if we can be of any assistance.
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