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Nervous about PIP appeal

bizzy Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited February 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Nervous about my pip appeal. Just got a date for eight weeks time.


  • Lasian_Alumni
    Lasian_Alumni Member Posts: 659 Pioneering
    Hi @bizzy, welcome to the community!

    I'm glad that you have received the date for your tribunal, and hopefully some support will help you feel a bit less nervous about it.

    We have a lot of useful information about appealing a DWP benefits decision on our website, including some resources on tribunals. You may find the following videos of interest: 



    I hope this helps! Please do let us know if you have any questions

  • Carbonel
    Carbonel Member Posts: 4 Connected
    Hi @bizzy,I've been to an appeal and just be ready with what you have to say and knowing you done you best! Hope things turn out alright for you!  
  • Sam_Alumni
    Sam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,676 Disability Gamechanger
    Good luck @bizzy

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  • JennysDad
    JennysDad Member Posts: 2,299 Disability Gamechanger
    Good luck @bizzy

    Hope you will keep in touch.

  • maid08
    maid08 Member Posts: 307 Connected
    best of luck just give clear answers and facts hopefully win but  let us know

  • joyclyn
    joyclyn Member Posts: 67 Courageous
    I can imagine how u feeling they received mine Dec 14  so I am still  waiting it's horrible   hope all goes well for you
  • angelfitz
    angelfitz Member Posts: 4 Connected
    Good luck I had my appeal today and thankfully it went in my favour and i got my mobility increased from standard which I had been awarded at my pip assessment to enhanced. This was such a relief as the stress over the 6 months ive been waiting for my appeal was awful. But the one thing I did not realise before my appeal was that no matter if your medical condition has worsened since your original pip award they can only go by the condition your health was in at the original assessment. I was so worried as mine had worsened so expected a refusal to overturn their original decision but thankfully they awarded me the higher rate. I sincerely hope yours too is found in your favour as its a very long wait for the appeal process. 
  • tina1888
    tina1888 Member Posts: 85 Courageous
    Can I ask what your conditions are ? And brilliant news you got higher rate x


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