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I had my IIDB assessment in June, but haven't heard back. How can I contact DWP?

RDM1968 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited October 4 in Work and employment
Looking for advise in regards to iidb, I have dupuytrens contracture due to using hand held power tools for over 10yrs and have attend medical center here in Glasgow and seen doctor and he agreed my left hand badly affected and starting to spread to right hand and have been trying to contact DWP but no joy had assessment in June and when phoned DWP they agreed with me that back log due to covid surley it doesn't take this length of time is there an email address, live chat or put me in right Direction thanks in advance Billy. 


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,821 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community 

    Unfortunately the contact is in the main just by phone 

    Its not too unusual to be waiting this long for a decision 
    I have professional experience in HR within public,  private, and charity sectors.  If I can help I will 
  • RDM1968
    RDM1968 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thanks for Reply Janet 1967 yes each time I phone they just say being processed and they will contact me oh well looks like waiting game. 
  • Fred2021
    Fred2021 Community Volunteer Adviser Posts: 34 Connected

    Hi @RDM1968

    A warm welcome to the community, it’s great to have you here. 

    I appreciate it can be frustrating waiting to hear, and hope you will have an outcome soon.

    Please keep in touch and let us know how you are getting on.  In the meantime feel free to explore the rest of the community.

    Community Volunteer Adviser.  I have some expertise in the following subjects, gained through professional settings such as employment and high level education: autism, learning disabilities, employment.


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