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Hi, my name is nicoleleex! Pip points

nicoleleex
nicoleleex Member Posts: 9 Listener
edited March 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi i recently had my pip assesment and scored no points atol so been refused, I have arthritis in my spine, a slipped disc and complex trauma disorder also systemic mastositosis I cant walk for longer than about 5 mins as I cant physically bare weight on my back and legs I'm in that much pain i also have severe loose bowels and I cant leave my house obviously cant do everyday tasks but I scored no points !!   Has this happened to anyone and won the appeal ? 

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 16,428 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi there 
    Sorry your claim was refuded
    There are lots examples on here same as yours whi have gone on to win 

    Have a look in the PIP section 

    Ask if you have any questions 
  • woodbine
    woodbine Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,751 Disability Gamechanger
    You now need to request a mandatory reconsideration, sometimes that does the trick but be prepared to take it to appeal, might be an idea to speak to your local welfare rights.
    Be extra nice to new members.
  • Cher_Inactive
    Cher_Inactive Posts: 4,400 Scope online community team
    Hello @nicoleleex and welcome to our community.  I'm sorry to hear about the outcome of your PIP decision :(  

    We have definitely come across examples where people have initially got zero points and then gone on to be successful after appeal, but it's highly dependent on individual impairments and how they affect people's ability to carry out the PIP activities

    If you visit the Advice Local website and enter your postcode, selecting 'Welfare benefits' from the drop down list, it will provide you with a list of free, independent organisations close by who could help you if you choose to proceed to a mandatory reconsideration.  

    Please let us know how you get on and good luck.  
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  • nicoleleex
    nicoleleex Member Posts: 9 Listener
    Thank use,  been a long wait and I honestly dont know how that is possible everyone is totally shocked that I didn't score any, how dose a mr work x

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