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TOPIC: PIP: Do I need to prepare for it soon?

PIP: Do I need to prepare for it soon? 4 months 4 weeks ago #175213

Rainbowlight wrote: Thank you very much. Do you know if anyone has had a f2f cancelled after sending extra evidence?


It does happen, not often. I'm afraid there is no magic formula to getting a paper based assessment.

Gordon
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PIP: Do I need to prepare for it soon? 2 months 1 week ago #181900

I had a home medical and got a copy of the medical report. I then received the 'We have all the info we need' letter from the DWP.

However, Atos have sent since my GP a report form to fill in.

Does this mean that Atos will now generate a new medical report, and if so, would I need to ask for any particular form/document number in order to get a copy?

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PIP: Do I need to prepare for it soon? 2 months 1 week ago #181923

It is unusual for a GP report to be requested after the file has been returned to DWP. If this is what has happened, I cannot explain it.

I suppose it is possible that the GP report was requested before the file was returned to DWP and, for whatever reason, the assessor did not wait for it to arrive. If this is the case, I would not expect the GP report to have much/any affect on the decision (but might be very useful at appeal!).
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PIP: Do I need to prepare for it soon? 1 month 1 week ago #184992

Are NHS hospital consultants obliged to fill in and return a PIP medical report form if they receive one? How long would Atos wait if the form isn't sent back?

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PIP: Do I need to prepare for it soon? 1 month 1 week ago #185033

Rainbowlight wrote: Are NHS hospital consultants obliged to fill in and return a PIP medical report form if they receive one? How long would Atos wait if the form isn't sent back?


I believe GP's are the only ones under an obligation to reply, but that does not mean that your Consultants won't if contacted. ATOS will probably give then a couple of weeks at most to reply.

Gordon
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