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TOPIC: Assigned to Support Group with having a medical

Assigned to Support Group with having a medical 2 years 10 months ago #120007

Just wanted to say a quick thank you. I started claiming ESA in 2012 as I have Aspergers Syndrome and suffer from depression and anxiety. After a harrowing visit to Atos I was placed in the WRAG.

Just before Christmas I received another ESA50 to fill in but with the help of the B&W guide for people with mental health problems and learning difficulties, I was able to make a much better case for myself and give the DWP the information they needed to know in a form they would accept.

As a result I've just had a letter informing me that I've been moved from the WRAG into the Support Group without even having to go to Atos for another assessment. This a huge relief as I've been worrying myself sick for months about the whole thing, but I've got a better result than I would ever have thought possible.

I really am incredibly grateful to all staff at B&W for the wonderful service you provide. My heartfelt thanks go to all of you!
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Assigned to Support Group with having a medical 2 years 10 months ago #120008

  • Gordon
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NAE

Many congratulations on the SG award.

Gordon
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Assigned to Support Group with having a medical 2 years 10 months ago #120010

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Hi NAE,

That is really good news !!! :cheer:

Thanks for letting us all know, and for your very kind comments regarding B&W.

bro58
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Assigned to Support Group with having a medical 2 years 10 months ago #120013

That is great news! Thanks for letting us know, it really gives our members hope to hear of positive outcomes. Thanks also for your kind words about B+W :)
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Assigned to Support Group with having a medical 2 years 10 months ago #120016

  • Jim Allison
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Ditto from me :)
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