Hi, my name is amileo! I'm upset that the DWP can get away with not allowing evidence from a doctor — Scope | Disability forum
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Hi, my name is amileo! I'm upset that the DWP can get away with not allowing evidence from a doctor

amileo
amileo Member Posts: 1 Listener
I'm really upset that the dwp can get away with not allowing evidence from a doctor or evidence from private bodies for you to be able to get funding you should be entitled for knowing your medical records and illness that you have  .. why does it have to go to an appeal to maybe get justice why are people  being treated this way 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,720 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,
    I'm not sure which benefit you're talking about here, PIP or UC/ESA work capability assessment? Either way, medical evidence isn't always the best evidence to send because most doesn't state exactly how your conditions affect you. None of them based on any diagnosis, it's how you're conditions affect you that matters.
  • Alex_Scope
    Alex_Scope Posts: 210

    Scope community team

    Hi @amileo thanks for joining the community and reaching out. Can I ask which benefit you are talking about? And are you having to appeal?

    It's a stressful process to say the least, and it does often feel very unfair. With the right support and preparation, a lot of claimants get do through it with successful outcomes. 

    Please let us know if there's anything we can do to help you, or if you have any questions.

    Alex
    Online Community Coordinator
    Scope

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