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laney1970
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

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 31,258 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    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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