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TOPIC: ESA Re assessment

ESA Re assessment 11 months 2 weeks ago #169947

Hi Everyone.,

I have had the dreaded ESA re assessment form in again. I last had to claim just over 2 years ago. I was put in the support group after mandatory reconsideration.

I have fibromyalgia and epilepsy. I suffer from many other issues also related to my fibromyalgia. My condition has not got particularly better in the last few years.

When I went for my medical assessment last time I took medical evidence with me as well as family support information.

I have already spoke to my GP and she says there would be no point her doing any kind of letter for me as support because she completes a medical form on my behalf anyway.

It says in the form not to provide hospital letters etc as support. I provided family support information last time and I felt it was just ignored so was wondered if I should still supply it this time. I really don't know what other evidence you could supply as evidence.

All other reports like psychologist, pain clinic, x rays, scans etc get sent to my doctor and i don't see them.


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ESA Re assessment 11 months 2 weeks ago #169964


Statistically it's very unlikely that your GP will be contacted in regard your reassessment, but if they aren't prepared to provide support you then there is little that you can do.

If you have seen a consultant or specialist recently then you can get a copy of the letters and reports from your GP surgery. See

Requesting your medical records

Charging for medical records

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