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TOPIC: confused about HP comments

confused about HP comments 1 month 2 days ago #227926

Hi all, i have the hp report and would like some advice please.
I suffer with depression and anxiety due to heart failure and attended a psychologist.
However in the report the HP states "NO SPECIALIST INPUT FOR MENTAL HEALTH"
Surely this is wrong and is grounds for an appeal????

confused about HP comments 1 month 2 days ago #227935

Joe

You say "attended" do you still see the Psychologist?

If one of the reasons that you are unable to complete one or more of the PIP activities is due to your mental health issues, if it is then this would be an issue to raise as part of your MR.

Gordon
The following user(s) said Thank You: joe

confused about HP comments 1 month 2 days ago #227943

I attended for 2 years and have an open appointment now to see him whenever i need.
I feel that this is "specialist input for mental health""
Yes Gordon my mental health does affect my pip activities and the HP has given no points to me and states "he presented as calm and relaxed"

confused about HP comments 1 month 2 days ago #227956

Joe

When did you last see them?

Gordon

confused about HP comments 1 month 2 days ago #227975

i last seen him about 2 yrs ago, i decided to give it a break as was getting very little out of it.
So decided to go down the medication route and was prescribed anti depressant by heart nurse and gp.
As i said before i can go back to see psycologist anytime.

confused about HP comments 1 month 2 days ago #227986

Joe

I'm afraid you are not going to like it but I have to agree with the assessor if you have not seen the Psychologist for two years then you are not currently receiving specialist input and you need to change your approach to explaining your problems. Do you take any prescribed medication for your mental health issues?

Gordon
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