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Claiming pip

berry123
berry123 Member Posts: 264 Pioneering
I have sent my pip form due to my severe asthma  yesterday with docunenting evidence from my gp.  Last time I applied they not contacted my go and assessor made things up.

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  • berry123
    berry123 Member Posts: 264 Pioneering
    I'm a cev patient inhale to shield not been out due to covid bless my kids they doing my shopping banking 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,734 Disability Gamechanger
    HI,

    They very rarely contact anyone for any evidence, the onus is always on you to prove you qualify, not their's. You say you applied before, which i assume you were refused? Was there any reason why you didn't request the mandatory reconsideration (MR) then Tribunal for that decision?
  • berry123
    berry123 Member Posts: 264 Pioneering
    Hi poppy

    I never did MR I thought it was a waste of time rang my gp sugerybthe secretary sent all my patient summary and a letter from government stating I'm I'm clinically vulnerable.  I written a letter stating I aoplied backing 2016 finger cross hope this time I get it I.have sever asthma tachycardia palpitations and severe sinus severe allergy and arthritis all backed up with with my patient summary
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,734 Disability Gamechanger
    I must admit, evidence from a GP isn't the best thing to send because it rarely states exactly how your conditions affect you against the PIP descriptors. I claim PIP myself and my GP doesn't have a clue about how my conditions affect me against the PIP descriptors.

    Expect a telephone assessment as they have been replaced by face to face assessments because of Covid and most people have them. Once an appointment becomes available they will contact you.

    If the worst does happen and you're refused again then i'd advise you to request the MR and then Tribunal because re-applying constantly like this isn't the answer.

    Good luck.
  • berry123
    berry123 Member Posts: 264 Pioneering
    Thanks poppy yes your right but it's been 6 years since I last applied.. This time 8 made copies of the form to

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