I now have anxiety attacks. and find talking on the phone and leaving the house difficult, I was fine and hadn’t had anxiety and depression for years decided I was not depressed enough or I would be dead, despite having … Continue reading I now have anxiety attacks
I have a WCA on September 4th, just three days after my birthday. What should have been excitement in the weeks leading up to my birthday, turned into anxiety, stress and tears as the brown letter dropped on my doormat … Continue reading Why isn’t more being done to end this despicable treatment of the most vulnerable?
Betrayed, hungry and forgotten. Can walk, can move fingers, therefore I can work nothing else matters. DWP rule, do not listen to your doctors, do not listen to your MP. No support from anyone, all support has been cut. Citizen … Continue reading Betrayed, hungry and forgotten
I was forced out of my job after asking to be able to work at home some of the time. I’d worked there over 10 years since the company started. They ignored my doctors detailed letters. After I was unsuccessful … Continue reading I’ve been dehumanised and battling depression ever since
Being sick or disabled, your focus should be on getting better, or managing your condition/s as best you can. Your focus should not be on whether or not your disability payment landed in your bank account on time – meaning … Continue reading We did not ask for this, we should not get it
They effectively killed my mum by denying her any help , saying she was not ill, and within 6 months she died suddenly. I had cared for her at home at my own expense , saving this government thousands, and … Continue reading They effectively killed my mum by denying her any help
I attended a WCA after 7 cancelled appointments (not cancelled by me) , none of those appointments included a completed health questionnaire, because none were sent. The assessor claimed to base his evidence on a 2015 MRI report, but scan … Continue reading Universal Credit has been disastrous
In many reports done by assessors or health professionals, as they are officially called, for PIP and ESA claims, there are often filled with assumptions and speculations that have no medical or rational basis. Sadly, these assumptions are often used … Continue reading ESA and PIP assessments; when assessors jump to subjective conclusions dismissing medical evidence
I have brain damage from a hit and run car. I suffer from depression anxiety short term memory loss, extreme fatigue all of which have negative impacts on my every day life. I have been refused the full rate of … Continue reading I have brain damage from a hit and run car.
Helen has Cerebral Palsy and is a lifelong campaigner – (when able). Since 2010 she has watched the situation for people with a disability/illness deteriorate… “It’s 3am. I’m lying awake listening to the wind. A dustbin (or something), just fell … Continue reading Helen has Cerebral Palsy and is a lifelong campaigner