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Pip Review

JO2907JO2907 Member Posts: 19 Courageous
Hi my name is Jo. I have recently been sent a Pip Review form on 14/09/2018 and sent back to them on 17/09/2018. How do i know if theyv'e received it? and how long roughly is it taking this year to hear from them about either a f2f assesment or a paper based decision?. Hope someone can help?. Thank you

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  • lindadeniselindadenise Member Posts: 302 Pioneering
    Mine took 4 months to assessment.
  • JO2907JO2907 Member Posts: 19 Courageous
    Hi Lindadenise thank you for your reply. You say it took 4 months to assesment, was this, this year? and did they let you know they had received your Review form or not?. Thank you
  • Orchid22Orchid22 Member Posts: 16 Connected
    Hi Jo i am pretty much in same position as you i am really worried and anxious
  • Orchid22Orchid22 Member Posts: 16 Connected
    I filled in review forms with help and posted them also sent a Drs letter
  • Orchid22Orchid22 Member Posts: 16 Connected
    I do not understand i was awarded pip until 2019 i am not happy to say my condition has worsened now i am just so worried as i fear they will just stop my money a they have done three times before i just cannot cope with this 
  • YadnadYadnad Posts: 2,856 Member
    edited October 2018
    Orchid22 said:
    I do not understand i was awarded pip until 2019 i am not happy to say my condition has worsened now i am just so worried as i fear they will just stop my money a they have done three times before i just cannot cope with this 
    With a review the DWP or the assessor is not required to look at your previous award. A review is effectively treated as a new claim.

    It is not good enough to say 'there has been no change - please refer to the previous application and award as what the situation was then is still the situation now'. Doing that you are as likely than not to be awarded 0 points.

    It happened to me - in 5 years three face to face assessments. I had enough so threw the towel in. 
  • Sam_AlumniSam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,731 Disability Gamechanger
    Orchid22 said:
    I do not understand i was awarded pip until 2019 i am not happy to say my condition has worsened now i am just so worried as i fear they will just stop my money a they have done three times before i just cannot cope with this 
    Hi @Orchid22 I am sorry to hear how upset you are, if you need to speak to someone, you can call the Scope Helpline on 0808 800 3333
    Scope
    Senior online community officer
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