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episodic sufferer benefits entitlement?

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#1 Sun, 17/01/2016 - 01:20
MattTraynor88
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episodic sufferer benefits entitlement?

As an Episodic Cluster Headache sufferer am I entitled to claim any type of benefits? I miss out on 3-6months of the year from work and it also causes me to frequently lose/change jobs due to bad sickness.

Thu, 21/01/2016 - 08:41
Harrietjt
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Hello Matt,

When off sick you may be entitled to ESA, the sickness benefit, so it could be worth looking into that one.

It sounds as if you wouldn't qualify for PIP, the disability benefit, because your condition has to affect you 'on over 50% of the days' of the year.

Harriet.

 

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