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ESA outcome

Discussion in 'Benefits' started by Pammy_50, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. Pammy_50

    Pammy_50 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hi
    Could anyone please advise me I have today received outcome of my assessment DWP have placed me in work focused group?
    I have a job currently not working due to pancreatic tumour surgery some 1 2mnts ago providing both employers and Dwp with 3mnts sicknote.
    I struggle daily with ongoing issues from surgery plus unstable diabetes as newly diagnosed can anyone please suggest what I could do struggle to get out of bed on worse days feeling low and can't walk far due to pain.
    This is all very new to me.
    Thank you x
     
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  2. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Perhaps you need to point out to them that you are off sick, not out of work - they seem to have you in the wrong category entirely.
     
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  3. Pammy_50

    Pammy_50 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hi Resurgam
    I did tell them I have contacted welfare benefits who have informed me I will need to ask for review with decision but in the mean time I still need to attend work activity group or lose money.
    I need support to get to places and have support from my career struggle with appointments due to attending so many with illness.
    Really feel like saying keep benefit not worth the stress.
    Thank you for advice x
     
  4. dbr10

    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That's what they want. I go to a diabetic support group where someone had an appeal today. Haven't found out how it went yet.
     
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  5. Pammy_50

    Pammy_50 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Your so right dbr10 but the whole process wears you down when you are trying to come to terms with diagnosis and illness.
    If I could work I would have returned to my job before now worked hard to achieve my job status and position.
    Thank you for your input very much appreciated x
     
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  6. dbr10

    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You're welcome. I know the group member is in a very bad way physically, being treated for depression, and this is the last thing he needs.
     
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