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Hi, my name is mssj! I was turned down for PIP, should I re-apply now that I have a diagnosis?

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mssj
mssj Community member Posts: 3 Listener
edited August 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
In September last year I was rushed into hospital d.o.a I'd suffered a heart attack a stroke had fluid on my lungs blood clots in my brain and chest. I am now doing much better with medication. But have today being diagnosed with peripheral artery disease after having Doppler tests. My cardiac nurses advised me to apply for pip I was turned down for it. Should I reapply now I've being diagnosed with pad

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi and welcome to the community 

    Pip isn't about a diagnosis but about how your condition affects you against the descriptors 

    Your functionality to be able to do or not do the task 

    You can reapply but need to complete the form with real examples details of what happens when you try to do each of the tasks 

    Have a look in our pip section there is lots of info on there 
  • mssj
    mssj Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    Thank you owner2967
  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,652 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @mssj

    Welcome to the community, it's great to have you aboard. 

    You seem to have been through quite a lot, I hope you are coping okay and receiving all the support you need.
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  • mssj
    mssj Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    Thank you Ross I'm doing ok at the moment . its taking some adjusting to all of the after effects of what happened but at least I'm still alive so thankfully for that
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