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Hello all im new here and im here just to gain knowledge and help wherever i can . My first inquiry for advice is that recently i found out that i had someones medical info on my records and im concerned as during my court appeal for my PIP the Doctor on the panel asked me about being on methadone ,it really didnt register with me until i got home and looked through my medical letters and found metadone mentioned on my phsyciatrist report ..........i dont really know where to start with this as my health isnt great ,but its playing on my mind .

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Is it on your GP or hospital records? If it's GP's records contact the practise manager as soon as possible, I'm not sure about hospital records, maybe PALS would be best to contact? It needs sorting out asap! What was the outcome of your PIP appeal? Hope it was good!

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Hope your pip goes ok for you.go to gp and practice manager to get removed .and also ask to have a look at full medical records they can also let you go in room to look at them there is a small cost but under circumstances they should give you this free .as there may also be more on your file .Good luck hope it goes ok and gets resolved for you.

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As mentioned, get in touch with your GP or Practice Manager asap. As for the PIP court appeal, I don't know if it's worth getting in touch with them, to let them know about the mix up of your medical notes & you've informed your GP/Practice Manager about this.

Here's hoping it will be resolved, & the PIP team will go in your favour.

Ruth

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First off go to you hospital and go to PALS and complain to them and get them to take it from your records and send a letter to the head of the hospital and make a right real stink as we say.It might also be a good idea to find a lawyer if you don't get any satisfaction. Also see citizens advice about the best way to go forward with this problem you have. Also contact the people who do pip and tell them most forceably that you did not have that drug.xxx

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I’m guessing you live in a different country than me (USA) and I’m not sure how things are done elsewhere, but I discovered erroneous information in my medical records when I filed for disability benefits. I had to contact the provider directly and speak to records custodian in charge of medical records. It was noted in orthopedic records and hospital records that I’d had knee surgery, which I never have, Plenty of other joints but fortunately not that one yet. They all told me they could not change information in my records, so they had to add a new record that only says “Pt denies surgical history of knees.” That’s it! Now all my doctors are owned by hospital with some fancy, really expensive new electronic records software that was going to make records be accurate blah blah blah. I STILL HAVE TO TELL EVERY DR EVERY SINGLE TIME IVE NEVER HAD KNEE SURGERY! It’s so frustrating. Like you lie about NOT having joint surgery when your joint disease is the reason you’re filing for disability in the first place. Hell maybe they’d give what you want if you said yeah I was in constant pain and it made me turn to drugs/alcohol.

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