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TOPIC: Placed in ESA support group

Placed in ESA support group 1 year 6 months ago #142786

After waiting an agonising 9 months from submittal of the ESA ATOS form, until my assessment, I have been placed in the support group. The whole experience I found to be extremely stressful, constant anxiety waiting for the letter to come, I felt that I could not live my life comfortably, such was the stress that this new system of claiming placed upon me, and of course, has placed on many others. At times, I felt like giving up and ending it all.

There should be no more than a month wait from submittal of form to assessment. Any time more than this is a heavy burden placed upon vulnerable people, who do not need the high levels of anxiety that this brings. It is a disgrace. So while I am celebrating my news, my celebration is muted, as I am fully aware that there are many others experiencing exactly the ordeal that I have just been through.

Thank you Benefits and Work for the invaluable support that you offer to those in need.

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Placed in ESA support group 1 year 6 months ago #142789

Bouphos

Congratulations on the award and thank you for your comment about B&W.

The ESA system is still a mess and is likely to remain so for the foreseeable future.

Gordon

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Placed in ESA support group 1 year 6 months ago #142792

I am glad to hear your good news.thank you for letting us know and for your kind words about B+W

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Placed in ESA support group 1 year 6 months ago #142794

Thank you Gordon.

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Placed in ESA support group 1 year 6 months ago #142795

Thank you Mrs Hurtyback!!!

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