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Discussion in 'Jobs and Employment' started by Wendi22, Feb 6, 2020.

  1. Route 66

    Route 66 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Do you not perhaps have an Occupational Health specialist within your HR dept that you can speak to? Many Public Authorities do.
     
  2. Route 66

    Route 66 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The PIP guidelines do not state what constitutes a disability/

    Anyone with a long term health condition can apply for PIP,including a person with T1 or T2 diabetes.

    PIP is not about what health conditions that you have, but is about how they affect your life. You have to prove this by meeting the DWP descriptors.

    There are people who have been awarded PIP that have diabetes, and people with diabetes should not be put off in applying if they need it.

    Sorry to post in this thread but the earlier post may deter those in need from applying.
     
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    #22 Route 66, Feb 7, 2020 at 6:24 PM
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  3. Wendi22

    Wendi22 Type 1 · Member

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    Yes we do, that's a good suggestion. I'll see if I can have a chat with them, thank you
     
  4. Barb McD

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    Fairy nuff
     
    #24 Barb McD, Feb 7, 2020 at 10:34 PM
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  5. sleepster

    sleepster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I completely agree, I think you're lucky if diabetes hasn't stopped you doing anything, it has stopped me doing plenty in the 22 years since my diagnosis.
    I hope you get sorted out, it seems you have some options with people to talk to, so I hope they listen and you are able to find a solution
     
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  6. Wendi22

    Wendi22 Type 1 · Member

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    A quick update; I followed all your advice, and my line manager is arranging a meeting with Occupational Health. Meanwhile, my DN has approved me for Libre on prescription. I feel so much more positive than I did this time last week, and though I don't think the staffing situation will change any time soon, I hope I will be able to deal with it better.
     
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  7. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    wonderful news.
     
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