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Help and support for ESA assessment
Diagnosed Fibromyalgia 2004. Depression 1995. Lower back disc problems 1994. Stopped work 2004. On DLA. Was on ESA till failing medical twice & one tribunal. Put on JSA & a 2yr Work Plan(The Shaw Trust). Fibro worsened hugely in those 2yrs. Advised by my Work Advisor's at the Jobcentre & Shaw Trust to go back on ESA. Obviously I can't mention their names to the authorities. So I saw my GP, he signed me off for 2 months. I made all the relevant phone calls & went back on ESA. Then I found out that my 2 Advisor's had left & moved to different departments. So, after thinking I had them as 'secret' support, I'm all on my own to go thru this horrible medical etc again. My medical is this Saturday 24th March. My health has degenerated so badly the last 2 yrs, when I fail the medical again I don't think I can go thru Jobseekers again. They will have me applying for literally any job this time. I will be in & out of jobs, I can't do consecutive days, I can't even work 3hrs a day! I am dreading life. Has anyone got any advice for me on getting help/support?