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PIP letter

tombotombo Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited March 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA

I received a letter today dwp pip saying they now have everything they need regarding my pip award and they will write to me soon. Why do they send this letter it only caused me stress.


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

    It is just a standard letter
    Have you had a f2f assessment ?
    If so have you requested a copy of the report ?

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • tombotombo Member Posts: 3 Listener
    I had f2f 3wks ago and it was very challenging assessor was very defensive and l was really upset. I that to appeal pip 2 years ago and won at tribunal. I could not go through that again as l have had cancer and can't deal with the stress.
  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @tombo

    Good Morning!!!!

    It’s great to meet today!!!

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

    Do you have someone (Family/Friend) who goes with you to the “f2f”

    Sorry for another question!!! 

    Have  you got a local “CAB”

    They should be able to  “Help /Support” with things.

    If you don’t know please get  back to me & I will see what can do for you!!!  
  • tombotombo Member Posts: 3 Listener
    I worked to help individual to find education training or employment within the voluntary sector and did go to cab for assistance. If l am turned down this time for pip I am just going to apply for it again not go for mandatory reconsideration. l will keep you updated.
  • joyclynjoyclyn Member Posts: 67 Courageous
    Best wishes in your appeal 
  • susan48susan48 Member Posts: 2,229 Disability Gamechanger
  • sdoc94sdoc94 Member Posts: 140 Pioneering
    I got this on March 12th. Letter dated March 6th. Anyone know roughly how much longer I have to wait?
  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,284 Disability Gamechanger
    Just be patience,,I know it's easy said than done. Have you got a copy of your report? This will give  you an ideation of what your award may be. You will have a few weeks to wait before the ward letter arrives it all depends on the decision makers work load in your area, I had to wait 10/12 week from f2f to getting letter.
  • sdoc94sdoc94 Member Posts: 140 Pioneering
    No, in Northern Ireland we cannot get a copy of the report until the decision has been made. Hate that!
  • sdoc94sdoc94 Member Posts: 140 Pioneering

    Forgot to give you an update. I got standard DL and enhanced M until 2021.

    Backpay to Jan' 18.  :smile:

  • HenryHenry Member Posts: 66 Courageous
    All  spk  about  assessment!  So in one hour  this  non- doctor  can over turn every  medical report from  doctors  and  put in writing that   any  person  can  do  A.B. C.etc    It  is  a  fix   to  reduce persons from  getting  this entitlement .

  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,284 Disability Gamechanger
    @sdoc94, thanks for update, same award as me, mine was for change of circumstances. Still driving  my own car as don't want or need a mobility car. Great news PIP does work it all those moving from DLA to PIP that have the problems. 
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