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TOPIC: AWAITING PIP DECISION

AWAITING PIP DECISION 2 months 1 week ago #169417

Hi, I'm new to the site, and just looking for a bit of advise...I applied for PIP at beg of July (have MS, depression ,anxiety ) and had a home assessment 4 weeks ago. It's a new fist claim. I've not had a decision yet but I did request a copy of my assessment report which was very much in my favour. Does anyone know if the DM goes with HP report or not? Thanks in advance for any advice.
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AWAITING PIP DECISION 2 months 1 week ago #169437

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Dianne wrote:
Hi, I'm new to the site, and just looking for a bit of advise...I applied for PIP at beg of July (have MS, depression ,anxiety ) and had a home assessment 4 weeks ago. It's a new fist claim. I've not had a decision yet but I did request a copy of my assessment report which was very much in my favour. Does anyone know if the DM goes with HP report or not? Thanks in advance for any advice.

In the vast majority of claims, the DM will follow the recommendation of the assessor. Decisions are currently taking 7-8 weeks from the assessment.

Gordon
Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
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AWAITING PIP DECISION 2 months 1 week ago #169460

Thanks for your response, and I did wonder about timescales of a decision just now as i know a few people in my area who have had a decision back in 2 weeks! So i was a little worried why i havent heard back yet. I'll assume its not particularly a bad sign then? thanks
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AWAITING PIP DECISION 2 months 1 week ago #169461

Hi Dianne,

The length of wait for a decision has no relation to what the eventual decision is.
Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
Last Edit: 2 months 1 week ago by Mrs Hurtyback.
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AWAITING PIP DECISION 2 months 1 week ago #169493

Ok,Thank you
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AWAITING PIP DECISION 2 months 6 days ago #169854

hi again, im looking for some advice on esa aswell . I applied for this some 13 weeks ago and have heard nothing, but what I'm worried about is that my sick note runs out today . My gp has issued me with another 3 month one but esa have not contacted me to say my previous one has run out. Should I contact them? I'm not sure what to do, any advice? thanks
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