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Discussion in 'Benefits' started by ally1, Jun 3, 2017.

  1. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Expert

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    If the tories are doing a u turn for claimants then I think they're a few years too late.
    Hitler caused similiar destruction and tried to blame it on misunderstood soldiers. Gov is intelligent enough to know guidelines are always needed. THEIR guidelines are causing the problem!
     
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  2. Pammy_50

    Pammy_50 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Well done ally1 so pleased to hear your news.
    I am still waiting for decision from my ESA assessment 24th May hopefully I will be like you successful.
    Once again well done x
     
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  3. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Expert

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    It sounds promising. I was turned down by phone and told to apply for jsa. That's when I started with panic attacks. I knew I wasn't capable of work after working for just under 30yrs and through 2 diabetic pregnancies. I know what I'm capable of and even working part-time would be near on impossible.
    I had undiagnosed asthma, bulging disc/s and scatica flaring up and down, on top of side affects from my meds (tiredness and dizziness), uncontrolled underactive thyroid, uncontrolled pcos causing additional hormone disruption and uncontrolled diabetes. Oh and added weight from insulin therapy slowing me down and causing chest pains.
    I even had a panic attack on leaving the interview.
    I received 0 points.
    They are shameless.

    I hope you were more successful. :)

    PIP was different. I explained how I was affected daily. I was given maximum daily living but only 4 points for my mobility. Mobility has got worse since then and pphysio was slow due to chest pain investigations. I'm still in agony walking, even a little.
     
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    #23 ickihun, Jun 7, 2017 at 11:20 PM
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