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Doctors letter

ipp2375 Member Posts: 14 Connected
Hi i was wondering if anyone could advise me,thankuou in advance. 
Ive recieved a letter from pip as ive put an appeal against my decision,so its going to the tribunal. 
My question is, what do i do to get a letter from a doctor,and how do i pay for it.
Im just not very good on the ohone,And dont want to seem stupid.
Thanks again x


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 15,038 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi, have you been asked to get a letter from your doctor ? If not it isn't always the baes evidence to get as PIP are interested in how your condition affects you on a daily basis and your GP isn't always the best to offer this. There are lots of other types of evidence you can supply, like a daily diary how you manage day to day, or a statement from someone who knows how you live day to day.

    If you do want a doctors letter contact the surgery (email if you can ), each surgery haver different policies regarding cost and payment so they will be able to advise you

    I hope you are successful at your appeal
  • ipp2375
    ipp2375 Member Posts: 14 Connected
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Posts: 8,838 Connected
    A letter from your GP is arguably useful if a person lacks insight into their own condition but generally they’re neither use nor ornament. Better to focus on whether you have 2 examples per activity of what happened when you recently attempted the points scoring activities. 


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