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How long for decision after medical assessment

Pogo9747 Member Posts: 2 Listener
I’m from the North West and had my medical assessment last week after waiting since Jan 2021. Have people had responses from DM in less than 8 week for award outcome? 


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 16,509 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community 

    Some get a quicker decision but some take longer 

    Depends on workload of dm it is assigned to 

    Every case is different there are no fixed timescales 

    Good luck for a successful outcome 
  • rubin16
    rubin16 Member Posts: 238 Pioneering
    Hi welcome to the comminity,

    It took me 2 1/2 weeks from them saying they had everything to make a decision to getting money in my bank account, but I know others have been waiting for 8 weeks, so it just depends really and varies.

    If awarded you will notice money being put in your bank account usually before the decision letter arrives as they are processed at the same time.

    I hope its good news for you and you hear back soon.
  • Pogo9747
    Pogo9747 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thanks for the above information.


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