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Hi, my name is RTX2080!

RTX2080
RTX2080 Member Posts: 31 Courageous
Hello everyone, I am based in Lincolnshire and due to my sham of an experiance with the PIP I decided to reach out to others and make friends but also to help others.
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  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,212 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome
    Is there anything we can help you with ?
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • RTX2080
    RTX2080 Member Posts: 31 Courageous
    edited November 2018
    Hi Cockney, no thanks I sent my appeal off so its all in the process  however I posted on here a while ago and I cant see it about Capita? thanks.
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @RTX2080

    Good Evening & Welcome ? 

    It will be great to have you onboard.

    Yes “PIP” seems to be a never “ending story”

    We have got many members who have either experienced it right to the end or have just started their journey’s.
  • RTX2080
    RTX2080 Member Posts: 31 Courageous
    Thanks Steve, Yea its a BIG issue the government needs to prioritise.
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @RTX2080

         No probs!!

    Yea look ? at the mess “DWP” have made with “ESA”

    ”There’s not going to be much in the pop”

    After that “boo boo”
  • RTX2080
    RTX2080 Member Posts: 31 Courageous
    Evening Steve, The fact that some people on other sites have contacted me and told me their sufferings whilst being assessed and then waiting for more than half a year to get their appeals back is shocking!! It looks like to me that Capita and the whole outfit needs auditing by the government, How can so many people be passing on their appeals yet the assessors are saying they earned little or no points? I have posted a link showing that they are on a commission based wage, The more assessments they do the more $$s they earn so they aint bothered who passes who fails, its so so wrong. Innocent people suffering..Capita should be ashamed.
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @RTX2080

    Yes they get paid thousand’s ?? so the more they do the better on them let alone with happens to people like you & me.

    I don’t know how they all sleep ? at night!!!!!
  • RTX2080
    RTX2080 Member Posts: 31 Courageous
    100% agree Steve!! its shocking on every level....shame on them.. Thanks
  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 118 Listener
    Hi RTX2080
    nice to meet a fellow Ptsd sufferer .I am 56 and was only diagnosed last year with Cptsd (the same as you from a horrific childhood) I had to work it out myself what was wrong with me 2 years ago I realised what was going on due to a rhumatologist linking my long term depression. Anxiety Panic attacks with a diagnosis of fibromyalgia ...I lookedback wondering when they started and realised I had been struggling probably from 2 years old when apparently I was regularly been picked up by the police to take me home I look back and think i was probably trying to escape! most days i feel like i have been battered with a cricket bat  and now the physical matches  the mental injury  experienced as well...great! . I too was disgusted that i was judged as being well kempt. tidy hair with good eye contact and no signs of memory problems and good communicator....they cant see i have massive gaps in my own life history or the trigging of symtoms like flashbacks..night terrors..or hypervigilence etc ...happen so much i barely leave the house ..of course i look them in the eye im on super alert forgodsake! I analyse every movement around me and i am in a mode that is ready to run ..although i cant run ..i can bearly walk due to the pain and chronic fatigue and when i do go out have to use a mobility scooter which makes me feel more vunerable . I too have the hate of injuctice and unfairness and have my MP involved...I know I feel like someone threwa rock into the middle of my child soul and the ripples in my life reach to this day. What disgusts me is that i feel we fell through the cracks so cruelly in our childhood and now we are being institutionally abused with lies and disregard. I dont know if you know but CPTSD was only included in the ICD 11 this year although it was recognised as a severe end of the spectrum of Ptsd although in1992! This makes me angry not only that its not been brought into the ICD but its been brushed under the carpet so no services are available for sufferers. There is different treatment protocol for Cptsd than for ptsd so we have been let down there too because there is no specialist support for Cptsd sufferers. Ithink the reason why Ptsd was brought to peoples attention was because so many army members have drawn attention to it. The problem is Cptsd starts in childhood and we crumble visibly later . Of course we need help and struggle in ways the majority of people luckily would not be able to comprehend but judging us by how we look is like saying you can see and understand the nervous system by looking what a person looks like is a joke eh! Also have other problems with my health all stemming from the ptsd im guessing however scored 0 the fight is sickening isnt it.I too aknoledge that we at least we know what we have as i recon we are better off knowing than not then we know whatwe are struggling with ...i feel for those who dont know and constantly beat themselves up for not being able to understand themselves . 
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    RTX2080

    No they couldn’t organise a “whats it in a brewery”
  • RTX2080
    RTX2080 Member Posts: 31 Courageous
    Lol indeed Steve! :smiley:
  • debbiedo49
    debbiedo49 Member Posts: 2,904 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome and did u get the advice you were looking for?
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @RTX2080

    Yes but “It’s Very Scary Though”
  • RTX2080
    RTX2080 Member Posts: 31 Courageous
    Hi Debbie, Yes I emailed my local MP as well as others that are related to the disability act and so far had automated emails but I am sure and hopefull something will happen, I had an email the other day from DWP stating this:

    Thank you for your recent email which you sent to various people about concerns you have raised with Personal Independence Payment (PIP).  I have been asked to reply.

    I was very concerned to read about the issues you have raised and in line with our Complaint’s Handling Policy, this will now be investigated and responded to by our Tier 1 Complaint’s Handling Team. They will be in touch within 20 working days.

     Your sincerely...


    I am not sure if others have had this or that its an automated reply for all appeals I would like to ask you all who have appealed have you had this reply please?

    Steve. Yes its very scary in deed. Thank you both.

  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @RTX2080

    No probs it’s my Pleasure ??

    Please please let me know if there’s anything else that I can help/support you with!!!


  • RTX2080
    RTX2080 Member Posts: 31 Courageous
    Thanks again Steve. I am really liking this forum! It  seems we are all supporting one another thats rare these days. Cheers
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @RTX2080

    Many thanks ???

    Yes this “Site” is the “Best Medication”

         “Believe me”

    Please please jump in but don’t get “Wet”
  • RTX2080
    RTX2080 Member Posts: 31 Courageous
    I agree Steve! Great community eh..Thanks.
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @RTX2080

    No probs, anytime my friend!!!!!
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,793 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @RTX2080, and a warm welcome to the community from me too!

    Really glad to see you've been in touch with our other community members, and you're liking the forum so far. If we can be of any assistance, do let us know!

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