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Welfare benefits when you live with a lung condition

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Gillian_ALUKPartner
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Morning everyone! It's really important to make sure that you get all the help that you're entitled to. If you live with a lung condition that makes it difficult to work, to manage everyday tasks or getting around , you may be eligible to claim benefits. When you have a minute, please have a look at this information about welfare benefits from our website: blf.org.uk/support-for-you/...

If you'd like to give us a ring with any questions our Helpline Team are here to listen and help Monday - Friday 9:00am/5:00pm on 0300 222 5800.

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madonbrew

Thank you Gillian 🌺

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RoadRunner44

I hope members will read through this information and if they think they are eligible, to apply. Thank you for drawing our attention to this valuable information.

Thanks Gillian for the information Its always helpful having all the information possible were made to feel like second hand citizens as it is and the benefits office keep alot of information tight to their chests

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GintyFerguson

That's helpful thank you but the information could be updated to reflect that prescriptions are free in Scotland .

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Izb1

Thank you for the information Gillian x

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Tykelady

Age UK sorted mine because I didn't think I would be eligible but I was.

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ghousrider

good morning Gillian yes i gree i think we are in for a bad winter with heating my health feels like i am sinking with breathing problems had check up yesterday doctors says fine copd / phunnia asma bronicals prbloms trcaky in kneck but keep smiling cheers 😀

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Gillian_ALUKPartner in reply to ghousrider

Some suggestions and advice here about saving money on gas and electricity bills: moneyhelper.org.uk/en/every...

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katieoxo60

Thank you so much Gillian, My replies seem to have been getting longer and longer with details of varied benefit issues. Including other places like yourself that can give advice.

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micox

Tried, but just got "blf.org.uk normally uses encryption to protect your information. When Opera tried to connect to blf.org.uk this time, the website sent back unusual and incorrect credentials. This may happen when an attacker is trying to pretend to be blf.org.uk, or a Wi-Fi sign-in screen has interrupted the connection. Your information is still secure because Opera stopped the connection before any data was exchanged.

You cannot visit blf.org.uk right now because the website uses HSTS. Network errors and attacks are usually temporary, so this page will probably work later.

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Maggie_Mae

just bumping this up … informative & helpful

Thankyou 🌹

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