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ESA Support Group Award

I've not written anything for a while but have been on reading other peoples posts, but just had to let you know I have just got ESA Support Group with no medical. I think I got it because I sent soo much info with my form, and did not just tick the boxes. I just wanted to let you know that I think this helped.

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Well done

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Well done to you hunny, iam just filling forms in so wish me luck x

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good luck, send as much info as you can xx

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I'm with you Goldwing, whenever I am completing forms, I also give as much information as possible simply because FMS cannot be described by ticking boxes and generally because the questions are so off-the-wall.

Good luck to anyone completing forms.

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Could you please tell me where do I get the forms from,I haven't a clue! ????? Thanks xxx

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Do you mean ESA forms if so DWP.

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well done!

me too and I was very surprised! more info the better plus I had welfare rights fill it in!

xxxzebxxx

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are there any downloads or sites of the questions and possible ways to answer them.,.as I have been told you have to words answers a certain way..Thanx

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Sorry late reply had a couple of bad days. Benefits and work sight or just ask admin on here, that's where I got mine

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Great news. How long did you have to wait to hear?

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4 weeks but I was going from IB to ESA.

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Thanx for reply..I am on esa in support group and had problems with my neck , had op. on it but didnt seem much better so they sent me to a rheumy , he said I have fibro so waiting for dr. to see what medication I am having, although I am on tramadol, and paracetamol for pain relief , tried gabapentin to try help me sleep but had no effect, also had amitryptiline and they gave me dry mouth, still taking them now and again when had no sleep for a couple days. I do think there is a problem still in my neck but the rheumy tested certain places which also pained ...then he said I had fibro..waiting for blood results...thanx..xx

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how / where do you get in touch with admin...thnx...

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If you message MDaisy she will help you out. She's admin and is really helpful.

Coz

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Thx Coz, I will try that..x

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You're welcome! Glad to be of some help :) x

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I am in support group and will have been on it for 6 months at end of sept, but still have txts from thee WRAG group every fortnight , so probably guess I be get signed off by the end of sept., as i have appointments with pain clinic and my consultant before then ..thnx

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yes i got it originally for about 8 months with just a sick note. Then got a letter inviting me in for a review. After that they stop everything so i couldn't even pay the rent. I took a lot of evidence to that meeting but the still said no. what into did you take?

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