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laney1970 Member Posts: 75 Connected
Hi I'm in recipient of ESA I had to go for a medical due to my illness I couldn't go my doctor and the hospital sent a letter to request a home visit which the medical centre said they hadn't received ESA accepted my excuse but they have referred it back over to the medical assessment centre I have a new appointment and they no I can't go to it can anyone advise what to do next I've contacted my local MP wrote a letter to ESA still refusing


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 31,258 Disability Gamechanger

    Do you attend hospital and GP appointments? If you do then they will expect you to be able to attend the assessment for ESA.

    You can request a reasonable adjustment (RA) and see if that helps.

  • laney1970
    laney1970 Member Posts: 75 Connected
    No I don't go to see the doctor I can talk to them online or I call them  I went once to the hospital to get a diagnosis that's all  they told me to get a letter to get a home visit which I did 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 31,258 Disability Gamechanger
    Did the letter state the reasons why you can't attend the assessment centre? If it did and they still refuse try the RA route as mentioned above.


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