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  1. Hi I am looking for a bit of advice. I recently moved from JSA to ESA and after receiving one payment of ESA last month not had any payments since. After calling to find out what the problem was I was told there is a "gap in my medical evidence" of about 7 days as my sicknote only covers me from the day I was able to see my GP (he won't/can't backdate it!). They told me over the phone about a month ago that my claim has now gone to "a decision maker" and I should hear within a week.... still nothing. They haven't even bothered to write to me to let me know my benefits are suspended.. even though I've sent a sick note in as they requested. I've been left high and dry with NO money at all for over a month, I've managed to get a couple of crisis loans for food (£30 a time) and apparently only allowed one more this year. Last week a form (ESA50) from ATOS came through saying I need to return it by 11th May otherwise my benefits "may be affected" - even though they've already 'suspended' everything! Maybe this is what they are waiting for? Job Centre seem to think if I can get my GP to cover those 10 days with a new back-dated sicknote they will pay me, but this isn't possible, he refuses to write a new note, I told them it would take me a week to get an appointment when I first claimed, they didn't say this would be a problem! They don't get it! What do I do!? Just going around in circles over and over and I have no money to eat let alone pay bills etc. How can they just leave people to rot like this? especially when they are sick?
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