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ESSENTIAL Info for dealings with ATOS/DWP

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#1 Sat, 07/03/2015 - 08:26
Harrietjt
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ESSENTIAL Info for dealings with ATOS/DWP

Due to horrendous experience with ATOS/DWP (still subject of investigation and Tribunal) I set out on a quest to establish what info they work to regarding CH. 

My first freedom of info (FOI) request to the DWP established that there is no info at all about CH on the EBM LiMA Repository (the database the DWP provide to the assessment/interviewing companies)

My second FOI request for info on Trigeminal Autonimic Cephalgia struck gold!

The link below takes you directly to the DWPs answer to me and best of all to the document in which the DWP provide their official information about CH to the Health Proffessionals (HP) that assess the Claimants.

May I suggest that anyone who has to meet with an HP has a copy of this document with them just in case you are one of the unlucky ones who gets an HP who is blatantly oblivious to CH and thinks you are talking rubbish.

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/ebm_lima_repository_trigeminal_a?...

Sat, 07/03/2015 - 10:19
duetto
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harriet jt

 

thank you, downloaded.

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 09:58
Val
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Wonderful stuff Harriet,

I'll add that to our sstore of info.

 

Val.

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 14:06
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Thanks Harrietjt, I have downloaded it, essential information, well done.

Riley

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