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Fibromygia

stars68
stars68 Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi I have a PIP assessment coming up shortly been diagnosed with fibro from rheumatologist 5 years ago and was wondering if whether its worthwhile going ahead as they  may not see how my condition affects me 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,678 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    PIP isn't awarded based on a diagnosis, it's how those conditions affect your ability to carry out daily activity based on the PIP descriptors. They won't know how your conditions affect you unless you tell them, as all people are affected differently by these conditions.

    When you filled out the form you should have told them everything about your conditions. The face to face assessment will be to confirm what you said in the form and to answer any more questions they have.

    Evidence will be needed to support your claim because they rarely contact anyone for this.
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,168

    Scope community team

    Hello @stars68 and a warm welcome to the community. I hope you've found Poppy's advice to be useful but if you have any other questions please don't hesitate to ask. 
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