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I sent my MR in just over 4 weeks ago, and I've just had a telephone call asking questions about my condition. She said I would hear within 10 days. She then rang me back as she forgot to check my bank details were the same as when I completed the form if payment is to be made. Is this normal? I feel sick not knowing. And it will be right on Christmas too. Anyone had similar experiences?
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