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Appeal pip desicion

titch7789titch7789 Member Posts: 3 Listener
I recently applied for pip and went for my assessment 3 weeks ago. Got the letter to say sorry you are fine and dont need it. My question is should I appeal it or let it go as i dont understand the process and got no one to help me. I have FASD  so it not visible.


  • Bevvy7andoverBevvy7andover Member Posts: 38 Connected
    Go to citizens advice appeal ur case another idea is get your gp to write a letter x
  • titch7789titch7789 Member Posts: 3 Listener
    I ripped up the letter anyway out of frustration. What does my gp say?
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger

    PIP isn't awarded based on a diagnosis, it's now those conditions affect your ability to carry out daily activities based on the PIP descriptors. It's difficult to give any advice on an internet forum because no one knows how your conditions affect you.

    Did you send evidence to support your claim? This will be needed and it needs to state how your conditions affect you, rather than just saying you have a diagnosis.

    I'd advise you to get further advice from a local advice centre near you...CAB, welfare rights or a law centre. You have 1 month from the date of the decision to request the MR. Good luck.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • titch7789titch7789 Member Posts: 3 Listener
  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,300 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello any welcome, have you requested a copy of your acessment report? By requesting your report on receiving it you can go through you report to see why you where not awarded the benefit. You have 30 days from receiving your award notification letter to request a MR and is best to send in a written request. Asking your GP to write a letter is a waste of time as your GP will not know how your daily life affects you in relation to the descriptors of the acessment. PIP is a benefit that is awarded to claimants who’s lives are affected in a way that they can not do, complete activities in their daily lives safely, repeatedly and in a timely manner according to the PIP descriptors. PIP is not awarded on disability, diagnosis or the amount of medications you are taking.
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