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Surprised at cost of doctors letter
This is the first time I have ever been on a discussion website.
Yesterday I received a letter to attend an assessment for ESA. I suffer from anxiety and depression as well as other problems. I don’t use public transport for long journeys as I have a fear of traveling to places I don't know. My last assessment I attended the center arranged a taxi for me. However this time I was told that I needed a doctor’s letter stating why I don’t use public transport. Can’t believe it cost me £50 for a letter, which I thought was a bit steep. I am just hoping it’s worth it.
Has anyone else had the same problem obtaining a letter from their doctor for either ESA or PIP? It seems that trying to get these benefits are getting harder and harder.