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TOPIC: pip

pip 2 months 22 hours ago #170310

Hi i AM a new member and am trying to fill in a pip form, my husband has Bipolar and post truamatic stress disorder, he has been getting DLA at the highest rate for 15 years, but now is the time to switch to PIP!!!
Does anybody have any tips or advice for the form please
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pip 1 month 4 weeks ago #170385

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pauline wrote:
Hi i AM a new member and am trying to fill in a pip form, my husband has Bipolar and post truamatic stress disorder, he has been getting DLA at the highest rate for 15 years, but now is the time to switch to PIP!!!
Does anybody have any tips or advice for the form please

Welcome to the forum, you might want to have a look at the following FAQ which explain where everything is

Welcome to Benefits and Work

I would start by reading our PIP Claim guide on the following link

www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/help-for-claimants/esa1

If you have further questions then please reply to this post and we will do our best to help.

Gordon
Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
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pip 1 month 4 weeks ago #170563

i spoke to my gp yesterday and he says he will support us but wouldn't give a letter, he said he will wait for DWP to get in touch. The only Care Plan I have is from 2008, shall I send that in?
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pip 1 month 4 weeks ago #170582

i have filled the form in but do not have an up to date care plan, my gp says he doesn't provide letters but he waits for the official form from work and pensions. He says that he will support the claim because i made him aware of how the condition affects my husband. Doesn't sound very hopeful does it
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pip 1 month 4 weeks ago #170584

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pauline wrote:
i spoke to my gp yesterday and he says he will support us but wouldn't give a letter, he said he will wait for DWP to get in touch. The only Care Plan I have is from 2008, shall I send that in?

I'm afraid it is unlikely that your GP will be contacted by the DWP.

Is the Care Plan still in operation, if so then it would be reasonable to include it.

It you have had treatment in the last few years then this should have been reported to your GP and you can access this information.

Requesting your medical records

Charging for medical records

Gordon
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pip 1 month 1 day ago #173186

been for an assessment today, only took an hour, is this a good sign or bad sign, she just seemed to skim over everything, didn't go in to any detail at all, just have to wait and see now, not very hopeful
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