Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
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Waiting over 3 months for ES50 Result.

My wife is on ESA in the support group and has been for a number of years.

We were sent an ES50 Capability for Work form to complete in April 2017 to be returned by 4th May which we sent on 30th April.

We have heard nothing since and her payments have continued.

When are we likeky to receive their result of reassessment.


  • gnmeadsgnmeads Member Posts: 187 Pioneering
    Hi welcome to the Scope community.
    Thats strange, I think you should give them a call on 0345 608 8545
    Please feel free to get back to me if you have any more questions 
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    The AP is having long delays is making appointments for assessment. In some areas this delay is up to 6 months
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  • KathdavieskdKathdavieskd Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Please try contacting your M. P. If your situation does not improve. 
  • Barrylad1957Barrylad1957 Member Posts: 100 Courageous
    I live on the Wirral, Merseyside, and I completed and returned the UC50 (which is, apparently, the same thing?) in march of this year, and as of last week, nothing. I rang the medical 'assessments' team, and was told that it will be in Birkenhead Jobcentre, that it should be 'soon', but they couldnt say when, exactly. My advocate 'phoned them again today, and they told him the same, "...soon, but we can't say exactly when". The person my advocate spoke to today cited "huge waiting lists we are wading through, alphabetically" as the reason why.
  • lixsharp13lixsharp13 Member Posts: 34 Connected
    Its so annoying...ive been waiting 11 weeks for an esa decision and since feb for a pip tribunal date. So very stressful as well as daunting
  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello I am in same situation as everybody else.  Getting stressed and anxiety over this waiting for about three weeks.  Totally unnecessary.  Once had an appeal sat in front of two medical professionals who after giving all the medical information plus lots more.  Made us wait I got the outcome after a while then and there.  My question being why do we need Atos or Capita to do medicals what a waste of money and time.  When DWP have their own Doctors.
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