Login FormClose

Free, fortnightly PIP, ESA and UC Updates

Our fortnightly bulletin, with over 80,000 subscribers, is the UK's leading source of benefits news. Find out what's changing, how it affects you and how to prepare. Our mailing list is securely managed by icontact in the US.

Welcome, Guest
Username: Password:
Remember me
Members

TOPIC: PIP result at last!

PIP result at last! 10 months 4 weeks ago #221647

Hi all,

Probably won't do me any good, but certainly no harm, I have just written my letters to Independent Assessment Services (ATOS) to initiate my complaint about the assessor. I have also written to The Nursing and Midwifery Council and included a copy of the letter to IAS.

Acording to a friend who used to be a nurse, the latter organusation take complaints like this very seriously.

If it stops her doing the same again, that's satisfaction enough.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Orangeblossom

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

PIP result at last! 10 months 4 weeks ago #221655

Hi is who the IAS.

thanks

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

PIP result at last! 10 months 4 weeks ago #221673

clivelate wrote: Hi is who the IAS.

thanks


IAS - Independent Assessment Services, they are one of the two organisations providing assessments for PIP.

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

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems

PIP result at last! 10 months 2 weeks ago #222303

Hi all.

Just to say, I have had a lengthy response from IAS re my complaint about my PIP assessment and in particular the assessor.

It's basically just a 'get out'. One thing which did concern me: it says 'it is difficult to ascertain what was said and what was not said during the
assessment'.

I pounced on that. I pointed out that it was recorded and that according to the DWP the second copy stays with IAS. I said if they have lost their copy I can get a new copy for them to listen to. Somehow, I doubt very much that they'll take up my offer.

Also I have received a response from the Nursing and Midwifery Council. A long letter together with a form I've sent back. They are basically asking permission to contact the nurse in question and use my correspondence for evidence if need be.

So am waiting for a response to that.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Gordon, Orangeblossom

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Moderators: GordonGaryBIS