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Raise this issue with your local MP, seriously, hammer them and demand they explain why the sick and disabled are still being persecuted by this government.

 

Secondly, the fact that they are not on the GMC register isn't surprising at all, yours is the second case I have read where an unregistered HCP has carried out an assessment and then fabricated the report in order to remove the social security from the claimant.

 

Criminal possibly, morally wrong, most definitely!

 

Did they, the assessor claim to be a Dr?

 

Bazooka Boo i have written to my MP today.

 

If as Honeybee13 is correct and the same rules apply and a person with a few weeks training can do this as opposed to someone who has obligations under the GMC as should be the case there is no deterrent to fabricate a medical report and not even bother to carry out a full and proper medical assessment.

When you consider that i have both physical and psychological problems you would have thought a Claimant would be able to rely on a person who has knowledge of both as opposed to the Atos method of dragging someone of the street putting them in a Travel Lodge for ten days and qualifying them on a fast track course and on a par with the qualifications needed to obtain a first aid qualification, it beggars belief.

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Now in receipt of assessment report and as expected full of lies but at least i have those lies in evidence now.

 

The assessor profession has been listed as a Physiotherapist, the evidence consisted and was based on PIP questionnaire and the consultation started at 10.39 and finished at 10.59.

 

And if by magic several tests were carried out which included five rounds of serial sevens which covered test concentration, memory and thinking and i consented to a physical examination, that is news to me as no physical examination was ever carried out, quite the reveres.

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Definitely grounds for an appeal, when you lodge it, explain exactly what was done, and exactly what evidence has been fabricated on the HCP report.

 

Keep copies of everything and a diary of events, if you send anything by post, obtain ''proof of posting'' as a bare minimum, if you can afford it, recorded delivery.

 

Well done for informing your MP of this sham.

Who ever heard of someone getting a job at the Jobcentre? The unemployed are sent there as penance for their sins, not to help them find work!

 

 

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And if by magic several tests were carried out which included five rounds of serial sevens which covered test concentration, memory and thinking and i consented to a physical examination, that is news to me as no physical examination was ever carried out, quite the reveres.

 

I didn't have tests for concentration. However, because I was able to answer questions, I have no problems with concetration, apparently! My friend at various points had to add things.

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May I suggest that when you are writing your appeal you focus on areas where you believe the points should be and explain why.

 

Without wanting to go into my detail, they said things like I had a good recall of my medication -maybe because I had a list in front of me

They also said I had no cognitive impairment even though I am sadly a pathological gambler and that is listed in DSM V and the WHO list of cognitive disorders

 

In my appeal I sent evidence of such things.

 

Beware though it takes some time.

Any opinion I give is from personal experience .

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http://www.advicenow.org.uk/pip-tool?gclid=CjwKEAjwtqe8BRCs-9DdpMOilBoSJAAyqWz_1qZOk1z0Q-h-fq_N0wYvD022X9V24kAXZdSjyJ_YVRoCSM3w_wcB

 

You're emailed the template letter. It's not saved anywhere online if you're worried about your privacy.

 

Thanks for that Nystagmite i have sent an email requesting.

 

I have also now sent asking for the DWP to consider a mandatory reconsideration of the decision, when can i appeal because as i understand matters it is one month from the decision letter does the reconsideration and the time for reconsideration come into play.

 

I asked the PO for recorded delivery on the letter containing the mandatory notice but was told because the DWP had provided a freepost address this was not possible.

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I have also now sent asking for the DWP to consider a mandatory reconsideration of the decision, when can i appeal because as i understand matters it is one month from the decision letter does the reconsideration and the time for reconsideration come into play.

 

 

The one month time limit for appeal doesn't start until you get the official decision notice from the mandatory reconsideration. There is, unfortunately, no time limit for the DWP to do the reconsideration.

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I asked the PO for recorded delivery on the letter containing the mandatory notice but was told because the DWP had provided a freepost address this was not possible.

 

Incorrect, you CAN send freepost return addressed envelopes via RD, they take the freepost off the amount normal RD would cost you.

Who ever heard of someone getting a job at the Jobcentre? The unemployed are sent there as penance for their sins, not to help them find work!

 

 

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I think the whole system and in the way it works is unjustified, unequal and needs changing.

 

The Claimant should surely have the minimal rights to be assessed by a qualified doctor as opposed to some to an unqualified Health professional who not only can write and claim what they feel should be reported and they are not accountable for their actions any qualified doctor who are bound by the GMC would not take that risk or at least be more less likely to fabricated the medical condition of a Claimant.

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I am going to initiate a private criminal prosecution against Atos who are aware of the misrepresentation made by one of their employees but have ignored my concerns.

 

Which criminal act are you going for, AD?

 

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Which criminal act are you going for, AD?

 

HB

 

Giving false and misleading information is a criminal act, and i think this was covered and introduced under the Care Bill a few years back.

 

Not sure if Atos or the assessor could be liable under the Act if it is proved that the report that both have relied and submitted is false and misleading which i feel was the case.

 

Just looking at the Act now, any input to criminal charges would be appreciated if that avenue is open.

 

Something needs to change because no-one seems to be accountable for how they rely on fabrication bxxl**** as if this is accepted a par to the course.

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I'm sure they also have to sign something to say that the information they've given is correct?

 

Oddily, I complained (see my thread) and was told to provide evidence that they provided false evidence. The numpties (and I'm being polite here) did that themselves.

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I'm sure they also have to sign something to say that the information they've given is correct?

 

Oddily, I complained (see my thread) and was told to provide evidence that they provided false evidence. The numpties (and I'm being polite here) did that themselves.

 

That is good to know, i will be requesting that and a signatory from the CEO at Atos that they are happy with the assessment report despite being told the whole stitch up has been recorded.

 

I wont wait for them to give me the right to appeal, i will just go to the relevent people who advocate and accept false medical evidence, its a crime, full stop as far as i am concerned.

 

I have looked at your thread Nystagmite and it looks like you have been treated in the same way, a pack of lies from a pack of wolves robbing the needy to pay others.

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