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10 minute Work Capability Assessment

Hi all, I’m a little perturbed by the fact my Work Capability Assessment was only 10 minutes. The assessor asked me about suicidal ideation and history of self harm, and then said she had everything ...

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Work Capability Phone Assessment

Hi, Last year while at work I had an accident which resulted in me having to stop working and claiming universal credit. In August 2020 I was informed I needed to take part in a work capability ...

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How long does it normally take after a work capability assessment to hear back about the outcome?

Hi everyone just wondering how long it normally takes after an work capability assessment to hear back about the outcome? I had my assessment on the 28th January, I keep checking my journal and my ...

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Doctors call tomorrow. Work capability assessment. Help!

I messaged my doctors through an online service last night and was told that I would receive a phone call from my doctor tomorrow. I have difficulty with my verbal communication and feel that I will ...

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Question about work capability assessment and work related activity payments

I have long time dealings with benefits as my wife is disabled and I care for her, however my daughter is also disabled and I have just applied for Universal Credit for her, but this new system is all ...

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Work Capability Assessment

I have just filled in yet another form for a WCA in the past i have had paper and face to face assessments can you please advise me of what happens at the moment with face to face suspended due to ...

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Has my work capability assessment ruined my chances at a fair PIP tribunal?

To give a bit of background I suffer with anxiety, depression and EDS. I'm limited to what I can do for myself and in my work capability assessment it seems like the HCP only took yes or no as answers ...

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Just received a limited work capability letter, help on next steps

So I received the letter after a phone asssement, I suffer from severe depression and anxiety, due to these problems and generally not wanting to live anymore ATM I cannot work or do any work related ...

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How does a PIP award affect Work Capability Assessment?

Hi all, I just received the standard rate of the daily living PIP component. Working out how this affects other benefits is incredibly confusing and seems to designed on purpose to stop people from ...

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I get UC LCWRA with PIP. I applied for new style ESA. How much ESA will I get?

I get universal credit with PIP,Limited capability of work and work related activity. I applied for New style ESA how much ESA will i get ? Thank you

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) - 29 Apr 2021

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