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new health condition on top of exsiting one

jojo7777jojo7777 Member Posts: 39 Listener
hi help eeded,last year had an over the phone assesment for wca,and was told that id need a f2f as they needed more infomation from me to date im still waitng due to the pandemic...few months ago i had a change in circumstance that ive declared as i now ae sciatica,been getting fit notes...i was told to email the assesment people with my new change on top of exusting one...what is the process from here,,,can they make a decision from the new health condition or will i still have too wait for a f2f unsure.thanks

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  • calcotticalcotti Member Posts: 1,215 Pioneering
    jojo7777 said:
    ,,,can they make a decision from the new health condition or will i still have too wait for a f2f unsure.thanks
    That will be for them to decide.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • jojo7777jojo7777 Member Posts: 39 Listener
    so there is a chance that they can make a decision based on the new health condition i emailed in with out me having to go for a f2f,ecause of the pandemic dont know how long that i would have to wait for a f2f 
  • woodbinewoodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 3,773 Disability Gamechanger
    nobody knows when f2f assessments will start again, if I had to guess i would say early summer, but there will doubtless be a backlog
    my advice is given freely and is correct to the best of my knowledge.
  • jojo7777jojo7777 Member Posts: 39 Listener
    thanks,yes i can imagine,,,but just wanted to no if there was a chance that they could make a decission with my new health condition without me going for a f2f,,,whats the process does anyone know plz
  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 9,204 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi reporting a new health condition normally starts the whole process off again with new forms and assessment 

    I doubt reporting change will  influence original need for f2f as it was that original health issue they need f2f for not new one 

    However if you put everything in new form about all your conditions then they will assess everything 
  • jojo7777jojo7777 Member Posts: 39 Listener
    was i sopposed to get new form for new health condition as i wasnt told this
  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 9,204 Disability Gamechanger
    It is my understanding if you report a new condition you start the process again bit I may be wrong 

    Speak to your work coach 

    Did you report it on your journal or just on the email 
  • jojo7777jojo7777 Member Posts: 39 Listener
    i reported change of health condition in journal and also emailed the wca  assessment with new health condition
  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 9,204 Disability Gamechanger
    It is your work coach that refers you for the WCA process so imas suggested you need to speak to them 
  • jojo7777jojo7777 Member Posts: 39 Listener
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