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Hi, my name is Samrad33!

Samrad33Samrad33 Posts: 1Member Listener
Hi all Ian having trouble getting pip i have fibromyalgia, hyper joint mobility every were apart from my back I also have ibs anxiety and depression and narrowing of the lower lumber I have weakness in my left side as well sorry to keep on but I have tried twice and appealed once but no luck could you help xxxx

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  • JennysDadJennysDad Posts: 2,308Member Pioneering
    Hi @Samrad33 and welcome to the community.

    I don't have the answer to your specific question (I'm new here and just finding my way around) but I know that PIP questions come up all the time and other members will be along to point you in the best direction :)

    Hope you're having a tolerable day. Best wishes,

    Richard
  • steve51steve51 Posts: 5,883Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Samrad33

    Good Evening &
    very very big welcome!!! 

    I’m very sorry to hear about your story to date with “pip”

    But believe me you not on your own !!!!!!!

    We have got a number of things that we can offer you if that is ok ????

    I will list this for you below:

    1. Lots & Lots of info.
    (This is a must as “pip” is completely different as the other benefits)

    2. We have got “Benefit Advisors” on hand to help you.

    3. Many many members who have/are going through the “pip system” who would be on hand.

    4. “Pip” groups where you can share each other’s experience’s.

    Please please let me know how you feel ?????



  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Posts: 5,250Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi Samrad and welcome

    It is important to understand the points system, descriptors and the criteria for a PIP award. A good starting place is the B&W self test

    http://www.mybenefitsandwork.co.uk/pip/indexxx.php

    Have you asked for a copy of the assessment report ?

    The DWP should send you a copy when asked and this will tell you how the assessor scored you and which areas you need to address

    CR

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
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