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Hi, my name is nicoleleex! Pip points

nicoleleexnicoleleex Member Posts: 9 Listener
edited March 1 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 ? 


  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 11,205 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 
  • woodbinewoodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 4,534 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.
    "Putting a child into care, isn't caring for a child" (T.Rhattigan)
  • Cher_ScopeCher_Scope Posts: 4,071

    Scope 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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  • nicoleleexnicoleleex 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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