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Hi, my name is Samrad33!

Samrad33Samrad33 Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi all Ian having trouble getting pip i have fibromyalgia, hyper joint mobility every were apart from my back I also have ibs anxiety and depression and narrowing of the lower lumber I have weakness in my left side as well sorry to keep on but I have tried twice and appealed once but no luck could you help xxxx


  • JennysDadJennysDad Member Posts: 2,308 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Samrad33 and welcome to the community.

    I don't have the answer to your specific question (I'm new here and just finding my way around) but I know that PIP questions come up all the time and other members will be along to point you in the best direction :)

    Hope you're having a tolerable day. Best wishes,

  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Samrad33

    Good Evening &
    very very big welcome!!! 

    I’m very sorry to hear about your story to date with “pip”

    But believe me you not on your own !!!!!!!

    We have got a number of things that we can offer you if that is ok ????

    I will list this for you below:

    1. Lots & Lots of info.
    (This is a must as “pip” is completely different as the other benefits)

    2. We have got “Benefit Advisors” on hand to help you.

    3. Many many members who have/are going through the “pip system” who would be on hand.

    4. “Pip” groups where you can share each other’s experience’s.

    Please please let me know how you feel ?????

  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi Samrad and welcome

    It is important to understand the points system, descriptors and the criteria for a PIP award. A good starting place is the B&W self test


    Have you asked for a copy of the assessment report ?

    The DWP should send you a copy when asked and this will tell you how the assessor scored you and which areas you need to address


    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
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