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I recived the cost of living payment

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Sparklebright63
Sparklebright63 Scope Member Posts: 182 Courageous
Hi to all,

I recived the cost of living payment I was sent a text before I recived an email and because of this I was cautious it might have been a scam because their was a link to click on it did say Gov UK but until I recived the email I was unsure.

Did this happen to anyone Else 🤔 
I have my Heart ❤️ Scan in the morning I cannot sleep hence why I am on here.


Sparklebright63.


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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,031 Disability Gamechanger
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    The text wasn’t a scam because i received one. Didn’t receive an email but they don’t know my email address so they couldn’t have sent one. I’d say it’s unlikely to be a scam. 
    It doesn’t matter now anyway because you received your money.
    Good luck for the scan today. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    Good news about the payment @Sparklebright63 :)

    I hope your scan goes well! We'll see you on the other side.

    National Campaigns Officer at Scope, she/her

  • Sparklebright63
    Sparklebright63 Scope Member Posts: 182 Courageous
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    Hi Tori-Scope,

    I Went for my scan today got their for 8.30 and didn't come out while 10.30 I had my scan at 9.30 got an email from the Cardiologist at 10 saying I need to have An Echo Scan
    they R sending me an appointment to have a heart scan.

    Thn I presume I will see the cardiologist after the scan to find out what the problem is today when I had the the finger monitor on it was going haywire from 12 to 20 or more and bleeping to say the least freaked me out.

    Sparklebright63.
  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,624 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Sparklebright63 good luck with you further tests and results
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    Thanks for letting us know how it went @Sparklebright63 :) It sounds like things are moving in the right direction, fingers crossed!

    National Campaigns Officer at Scope, she/her

  • Floydiee1995
    Floydiee1995 Community member Posts: 112 Courageous
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    Hi all! 

    Still at a crossroads with my first payment! Never received the first payment and did the online form on the 1st August. Had a letter in my journal on the 9th August saying the can see I did not receive the first payment and I am entitled and to expect payment in September. 

    So here we are now the 6th October and still have not received anything… I phone them this morning and said case manager would get back to me regarding this and literally said in my journal they can’t determine when or not I will receive the payment and my eligibility but I have a letter on my journal!!! 

    Just wondering if anyone is having the same problem with being told they would receive and still haven’t.  
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    I can see you've made a separate post about this, which is great to see @Floydiee1995 :) 

    National Campaigns Officer at Scope, she/her

  • Sparklebright63
    Sparklebright63 Scope Member Posts: 182 Courageous
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    Hi to you all,
    Thankyou for your loverly replies I don't get to go for my Echo scan for 7 months which is a long time I thought they would have done it sooner than that they R very slow especially when I've previously had these problems before 2 years ago and they didn't listen to me untill I went back to the doctors.

    Sparklebright63.
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    Thinking optimistically, perhaps that's a positive sign @Sparklebright63? I'd assume (hope) that if it was something that needed to be urgently addressed, they'd have fast tracked you for the next scan. 

    National Campaigns Officer at Scope, she/her

  • Sparklebright63
    Sparklebright63 Scope Member Posts: 182 Courageous
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    Tori -Scope

    Yes but thar leaves me more time to be anxious about what is going to be and dosnt help when I have been diagnosed with pstd and have many health problems already just makes me feel more broken 💔 than I already am.
    So results in more Stress was trying to stay positive and just feel worse now than I did before.

    Sparklebright63.
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    That's understandable @Sparklebright63. Do you have any plans for how you could try and take your mind off of things in the meantime?

    National Campaigns Officer at Scope, she/her

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