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New PIP application
I've had Crohns and short bowel syndrome for 14 years. I also have spondylopathy and severely compressed leg nerves, anxiety and severe arthritis in one knee. I am a blue badge holder and wear a prescribed leg brace for bad knee.
A few years ago, before the spine problems, I tried to claim PIP and failed. I'm not working as I was bullied out of my last job years ago but I do voluntary work. I'm not eligible for any work related benefits.
I'm starting a new claim for PIP. I have registered with the NHS and have access to partial GP records. I have my hospital notes and mri scans and xrays from the hospital. This includes images of scans.
I just wondered if anyone has any advice. I dont know if I should send everything in and if I need to try and explain the scans and images?
I'm reaching a point where my health is getting worse. I find it hard to do some day to day tasks. I have no friends left because they couldn't cope with crohns and generally would like to see if I can have some financial support to help with my illness.
The blue badge was awarded recently, without assessment, but I'm not sure which medical condition meant I qualified.