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tara2019
tara2019 Member Posts: 215 Pioneering
My head cant get what's happening I'm back on sick from work my disability have got much worse I applied for pip 29th nov 2018 I'm waiting tribuneral which should be may 2020 if I got pip back in2019 I wouldn't have had to go back to work but couldn't live on nothing so I this is down to  dwp for this for letting me down I now relay on my family for everything  

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 31,224 Disability Gamechanger
    HI,

    I'm sorry to hear this, hopefully you won't be waiting much longer for the Tribunal hearing date.
  • tara2019
    tara2019 Member Posts: 215 Pioneering
    Should I give up my job of 28yrs even tho they changed my role n looked after me its **** I should of give up working last yr but couldn't due to dwp now I cant walk cant get out of bed  the system is rubbish 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 31,224 Disability Gamechanger
    I wouldn't advise you to quit working. You should look at claiming SSP from your employer, which is payable for 28 weeks.

  • avakarlsson
    avakarlsson Member Posts: 333 Courageous
    Hi Tara, I started work August 2018 and September 19 I’ve been off work long term sickness, I have got chronic hip and neck pain, that’s why I had to stop as it’s just chronic all the time everyday, when I started my job until sept 2019 I didn’t have one day off even though I was in chronic pain. I am on daily living pip and on universal credit but don’t get any payments, I send my fit notes to my local job centre. I have had a couple of occupational health phone assessments and the recent one was 4th feb. When I next see my manager maybe next week or the following week depends when the meeting is she will either keep my job or dismiss me on ill health grounds. 

    If I wasn’t in pain I would be at work, the only thing keeping me going is my job, I haven’t got universal credit payments yet,  on the 8th feb this month I had my work Capability Assessment and I got the decision letter last Friday and they said I am fit for work, I am not due to my chronic pain and coping, so I phoned them up and asked for a mandatory  reconsideration and I had to write in my journal why it was wrong etc, as yet I haven’t heard back hopefully they are as speedy as they were last week after having the assessment and my questionnaire. 

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