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TOPIC: PIP awarded

PIP awarded 2 years 11 months ago #119988

I first applied for PIP back in early September, at that time I had an undiagnosed spinal condition which in January was diagnosed as Ankylosing Spondylitis. I hadn't heard from the DWP since then so I contacted my MP and had the ATOS assessment on March 21st.

I found the assessment very stressful especially the physical examination which the HP had to curtail due to the pain it was causing me. He could see how little movement in my hands and how I couldn't lift anything.

I got the DWP letter on Saturday which surprised me being so quick compared to others and I have been awarded standard mobility 8 points but nothing for living as they only gave me 6 points. I was really mystified as they gave me 0 points for dressing when the HP acknowledged I couldn't put shoes or socks on unaided.

I've been onto my council welfare rights now to see what I can do to get the living component.

I feel pleased I got the mobility but annoyed how they worked out the living component. Also I'd like to thank this site as without reading through all the advice and fact sheets I doubt I would have even got the mobility.
Last Edit: 2 years 11 months ago by Jim Allison.
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PIP awarded 2 years 11 months ago #119995

hi glad to hear you got pip I have been waiting since Aug last year iv had a letter to go for a medical on 28th of April I have got to go to stoke which about 1 hour drive and my husband cant get the time of work any advice please
lynn
Last Edit: 2 years 11 months ago by bro58.
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PIP awarded 2 years 11 months ago #119997

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lynn wrote:
hi glad to hear you got pip I have been waiting since Aug last year iv had a letter to go for a medical on 28th of April I have got to go to stoke which about 1 hour drive and my husband cant get the time of work any advice please
lynn

Hi l,

With respect to re-arranging your PIP assessment appointment, see this topic :

www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/forum?view=top...=10&id=100989#119743

If it is ATOS, you can contact them from here :

www.atoshealthcare.com/pip/

It may be advisable to back up any telephone request with a written one by using there e-mail contact also.

You will then have a paper trail to refer to.

bro58
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Last Edit: 2 years 11 months ago by bro58.
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PIP awarded 2 years 10 months ago #121319

I had my ass last week how long did you wait for results
Last Edit: 2 years 10 months ago by Gordon.
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