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Fit notes

melark13melark13 Member Posts: 2 Listener
My husband has been awarded LCWRA does this mean he he still has to provide fit notes from the doctor 

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  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,294 Disability Gamechanger
    @ melark13,  Hello and welcome, once you are in the support group a regular sick note is note required, I would double check for peace of mind by contacting DWP. They should let you know but I kept send mine in until I contact DWP over something and asked about continued sick note.

  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    No, he definitely doesn't need to send any further fit notes. He''ll receive an extra £336 per month from the 4th month of his claim starting from when he sent in his first fit note.
    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.
  • melark13melark13 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thanks for both of your replies that helps alot.
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 7,954

    Scope community team

    Hello @melark13. It should say on the award letter (usually right towards the end) that he no longer needs to provide them. I have heard that the system may still automatically request them until a work coach or case manager manually switches it off.
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