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TOPIC: Appeal looming - leter today

Appeal looming - leter today 8 years 9 months ago #27956

Have got my appeal hearing at 1.30pm today at the local magistrates court (which already feels very intimidating).

Was feeling fine until now and feel like I am going to crumple - guess this is normal - but it feels so bloody horrible.

Am hoping to get into supoort group on grounds of incontinence and mental health issues - all of which the Atos doctor ignored!Have 18 points so think I only need a few more? Here's hoping.

Don;t they think being disabled and sick is stressful enough without all these extra hops and hurdles?!

Wish me tons of luck! :(

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Re:Appeal looming - leter today 8 years 9 months ago #27958

  • millymoo
Hi Louise

Wishing you all the best. If its any help to you i nly received 9 points at medical but at appalo was placed into support group. I didnt actually get to tribunal it was overturned a week before. Like you incontinance had not been tken into consideration. Go for it, try not to be nervous, tell them as it is. I know it can be embarrassing but remember you will never see these people again!!!! :)

Good luck
Mm x :)

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Re: Appeal looming - leter today 8 years 9 months ago #27962

I thought you only needed 15 points?

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Re:Appeal looming - leter today 8 years 9 months ago #27963

  • millymoo
Hi

You only need 15 points for Work related group. I dont know what the minimum is for the support group

Mm

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Re:Appeal looming - leter today 8 years 9 months ago #27965

Hi

To get into the support group a separate test (LCWRA Assessment) is applied which is not based on points. You can find details of it on page 26 of the Understanding ESA guide.

Derek

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Re:Appeal looming - leter today 8 years 9 months ago #27999

  • millymoo
Hi Louise

Just wondering how you got on today! I was thinking aout you at 1.30pm today with my fingers tightly crossed.

Mm

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