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TOPIC: Got a date for medical assessment

Re:Got a date for medical assessment 7 years 9 months ago #65692

  • bro58
mumsgirl wrote:

Hi guys, thanks for replying,
Derek, I did ask my Gp for a report and she refused because she said they will DEFINATELY ask her for one (I don't know if it's an ESA113 or not but I suspect it is), and if it is I don't feel it's sufficient. She says the patient is the best person to describe their illness. I have started seeing another Gp in the practice and I hope to find out if it's the 'party line' not to write reports for ATOS/DWP. The thing I don't understand is that my GP will write other letters for me to housing, social work and jury letters.
bro58 (you still here?), I sent a copy of the ESA50 to DWP about a week after I sent the orginal to ATOS and I put a letter in it saying that if they needed further info please contact my GP (perhaps I shouldn't have used "if"?). Also this isn't migration. I was orginally awarded ESA wrag in Oct last year, so this is a reassessment (I think that's what it's called?). Should I write to them again?


Hi MG,

Glad to hear you sent the letter, your getting good at this now !!! LOL.

Telling me off now !! LOL.

Sorry for the error re migration, you know I'm only a "baby Mod" Lol.

cheers

bro58

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Re:Got a date for medical assessment 7 years 9 months ago #65697

  • bro58
mumsgirl wrote:

Hi guys, thanks for replying,
Derek, I did ask my Gp for a report and she refused because she said they will DEFINATELY ask her for one (I don't know if it's an ESA113 or not but I suspect it is), and if it is I don't feel it's sufficient. She says the patient is the best person to describe their illness. I have started seeing another Gp in the practice and I hope to find out if it's the 'party line' not to write reports for ATOS/DWP. The thing I don't understand is that my GP will write other letters for me to housing, social work and jury letters.
bro58 (you still here?), I sent a copy of the ESA50 to DWP about a week after I sent the orginal to ATOS and I put a letter in it saying that if they needed further info please contact my GP (perhaps I shouldn't have used "if"?). Also this isn't migration. I was orginally awarded ESA wrag in Oct last year, so this is a reassessment (I think that's what it's called?). Should I write to them again?


Hi MG,

If your sure that the DM has received copy of your letter then that should suffice.

No harm in sending another if you wish, if will give the DM "something to do".

LOL

cheers

bro58

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Re:Got a date for medical assessment 7 years 9 months ago #65698

thanks bro58

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Re:Got a date for medical assessment 7 years 9 months ago #65714

mumsgirl wrote:

Hi Pete,
It's Glasgow, Cadogan St.

It also says "we have been asked by DWP to carry out a medical assessement.." but I thought it was ATOS that decided whether you need a medical or not after reading your ESA50? Or does it simply mean that when they got the contract part of it was to carry out these assessments if they think they are needed?

It also says in the enclosed DWP leaflet that DWp will look at any reports sent by your doctor, but my doctor refused to give me a report claiming that DWP will ask her for one. I'm just wondering if they DEFINATELY have asked her for a report!


Thanks for posting your timescale! It is Glasgow Office for me too and I sent my form two weeks ago and yesterday heard from my doctors surgery that they had received an ESA113 to fill in about me.

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Re:Got a date for medical assessment 7 years 9 months ago #65734

  • lizzyf
i posted my form a week before due date of 15 th aug and had a phone call about medical 5 days later. my medical is this fri in Glasgow. i enclosed letter from gp supporting claim . I have suffered from cfs over 17 yrs and been on incapacity benefit; Dreading this Fri. I doubt if anyone even read form

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Re:Got a date for medical assessment 7 years 9 months ago #65755

Hi lizzyf

All the best for Friday, let us know how you get on.

Regards
Twinkle (fellow CFS sufferer)

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