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Discussion in 'Benefits' started by linashjoe, Jul 30, 2017.

  1. linashjoe

    linashjoe Type 2 · Member

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    Type 2 diabetes on 9 tablets daily also daily insulon and a weekly injection,3 blood pressure tabs,pain pills and fentnyl patches but DWP say im fit for work need advice

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  2. mariavontrapp

    mariavontrapp Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi there - I just wanted to say sorry to hear you are in this situation as I know how soul-destroying it can be dealing with DWP.
    The thing that has helped me with benefit claims is googling the benefit you are on and the decision makers handbook, for example "DLA decision makers handbook"
    This gives you the criteria that you will be judged on and that will help you to know how to describe your illness to them in the right way. You do have to trawl through a lot of stuff to find it.
  3. Alison Campbell

    Alison Campbell Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    @linashjoe, please get an appointment with you local citizens advice as soon as possible. There is a national website detailing all the local advice sessions. They can help you challenge the decision.
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