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TOPIC: ESA medical

ESA medical 5 years 11 months ago #72677

  • neilw
Hi just recently had a medical. I was concerned that the person doing the interview did not have my form or no notes.

I was quiet concerned he really didnt understand my problems. I took with me on the day a letter from one of my consultants regarding up coming operation.

Do they cxontact your doctor or other consultants after medical.

How long to hear a decision after medical

Thanks

Neil

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Re:ESA medical 5 years 11 months ago #72679

neilw wrote:

Hi just recently had a medical. I was concerned that the person doing the interview did not have my form or no notes.

I was quiet concerned he really didnt understand my problems. I took with me on the day a letter from one of my consultants regarding up coming operation.

Do they cxontact your doctor or other consultants after medical.

How long to hear a decision after medical

Thanks

Neil

The ATOS "doctor" is supposed to read the ESA50 and any attached evidence before the assessment. If you can show that this did not happen, it could be valuable if the Decision goes against you.

The DWP will only contact your doctor or consultant if the Decision Maker believes that they need additional information. This happens now, more often than previously, but still cannot be guaranteed.

The time from the medical to the Decision can be quite varied, but is probably averaging about five weeks.

Gordon

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Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems

Re:ESA medical 5 years 11 months ago #72701

  • neilw
Thank you very much for your help
Gordon. I really appreciate.

Neil

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