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25 May 2017
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TOPIC: ESA Medical Decision

ESA Medical Decision 7 years 5 months ago #13327

  • njalondon
Hi I had my medical just over 5 weeks ago and have yet to receive a decision on it, is this a normal amount of time to wait? In the same time frame I've been awarded hrc/lrm DLA without having an EMP visit. Would that have likely been due to the WCA happening at the same time?

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Re:ESA Medical Decision 7 years 5 months ago #13343


Extremely long gaps between medicals and decisions seem to be becoming increasingly common. The DWP seems to be struggling to cope with the increased ESA workload, to put it mildly.

The DLA decision maker may have had access to your ESA medical report - congratulations on your result, by the way.


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