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Hi, my name is omma! I've applied for PIP three times

omma Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited September 16 in PIP, DLA, and AA
hi basically I applied 3 times last two refused now waiting result but please dont understand wrong Im not trusting who is decide PIP I had three surgeries and still going physiotherapy and Im using seven medication and they are my repeat medication on next week they will add one more and I need afew more surgeries but they gave me zero point Can you believe that ? I think PIP helping people after life . Im trying to get PIP in two years but I wont gave up Im waiting again result after I will apply court .this time I applied with citizen advice before two Enfiled council worker helped me for apply and fill the form think about it everybody trying to help me for get PIP except PIP worker realy I don't understand what can we do anymore someone has to check them thank you 


  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 5,005

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    Hello @omma and welcome to the community, good to see you join us.

    Sorry to hear that you have been unsuccessful so far with your claims for PIP, but hopefully this time around it goes your way. It's good that you received support with filling out the form and I hope you found that helpful.
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,910 Disability Gamechanger
    HI and welcome,

    If you continue to re-apply using the same evidence you've previously used then a refusal is likely each time. Have you ever taken it to Tribunal? If you haven't then this is what you should do this time. Although it's not guaranteed that you're entitled to PIP unfortunately.
    This is because it's not awarded based on any diagnosis or the amount of medication you take. It's how those conditions affect your ability to carry out daily activities based on the PIP descriptors.
    You can have a disability but not qualify for PIP because if you don't fit the descriptors you won't score the points for an award.
    What you should do is get some expert advice to see if you do qualify for certain. For this start here. https://advicelocal.uk/

  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,375 Disability Gamechanger
    As above you need to appeal a decision of you keep applying and get refused then either you don't qualify or you are not presenting your case sufficient 

    They will see you just keep applying rather than challenging the decision 
    I have professional experience in HR within public,  private, and charity sectors.  If I can't help I will
  • omma
    omma Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Hi I forgot to tell I applied 3 times but not same reason when I apply my health issues change or I had new surgery and I spoke my gp today my doctor said it goes forever  till die I have both hands problem I had surgery it didn't help and both shoulders I had surgery left shoulder back pain both knees problem hemorrhoids and urin problem and more if it's not enough get PIP they have to cancel PIP and I got health assessment 1 year ego but still waiting Council house to I need little bit comfortable one bedroom house with bath thanks for advice 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,910 Disability Gamechanger
    Having surgery can sometimes go against you when claiming PIP, especially if your condition is expected to improve from the surgery. Part of the criteria for PIP is you must expect your conditions to last at least 9 months. You can have multiple conditions but still not be entitled to anything. It really depends on how those conditions affect you against the PIP descriptors.
    As you've applied multpile times then my advice is get some expert advice.
  • omma
    omma Member Posts: 3 Listener


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