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ESA success 1 year 6 months ago #241076

Had to complete an ESA50 booklet to be returned by early July 2019. I carefully answered each question with help of your excellent guides in the hope I would not need A WCA. I'm now 62 and suffering from Anxiety/Depression, chronic Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis. Heard nothing until September when I was informed I had to attend f2f interview. I was terrified at the thought as 2 years ago the HCP 'lied by omission' which led to downgrade to WRAG and subsequent MR......so this time I asked for the interview to be recorded. After only 3 weeks wait (I was told 6-8) the dreaded brown envelope arrived. Must be bad news I thought. Its too quick. Sat and stared at it for 20 minutes before I dared to open it. Couldn't believe result. I remain in Support Group for next 2 years! Many many thanks to B&W for your help and advice. I also believe that a recorded interview leaves no room for information to be distorted or misconstrued as happened previously. Once again thank you. Couldn't have done it without you!
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ESA success 1 year 6 months ago #241090

Hi Julia

So delighted to hear that you remain in the support group and no MR was necessary. Congratulations.



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ESA success 10 months 2 weeks ago #250058

Hi Juliamoore,

I am new here and very well done to you on getting that result.I have had problems with recent assessment, and on forthcoming reassessment, will be insisting all is recorded as they blatantly lied last time and I,have nothing to hide:) .

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