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Capacity for work assessment
Can anybody tell me why sick notes which my partner has had now for 9 months with heart disease, stent and still one blocked artery are not worth anything for universal credit or work capacity assessment? I can't understand how the system can over rule a doctors note that says my partner can't and shouldn't work. I suffer with depression and can only work part time and my hours have been cut to 15 hours through work cuts. We have to manage on £500 from my wages and £96 universal credit. How can this be right? I have been told that because my home is mortgage free we are not entitled to any help. WCA Assessment say he is fit for work and no points. PIP say he is 2 points short of claiming PIP. DESPERATE TIMES.