Working conditions - anxious about change !
AliW in Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK (SRUK) 5 years ago
There is a chance my work station may be moving to another office ( office reshuffle) but the problem I have is that office is very hot & th...
I need advice
northendchamps in Vasculitis UK 6 years ago
I have been off work since 4th June 2012. My GP tells me I will be fit to return to work provided that my employer makes some reasonable adj...
CushMonkey in Fibromyalgia Action UK 3 years ago
Hey fibro family,
I haven't been on here for a while as I have been very ill and had loads going on in the personal life.
I will be returning...
dragonfly45 in Fibromyalgia Action UK 6 years ago
Should I be seeing an occ therapist? I havent seen one before but nearly everyone I speak to sees one. I was diagnosed with fibro 5 months...
mohikan22 in NRAS 3 years ago
Good morning. So n I've had a stuffed shoulder for mths now. The docs answer is to up the level of my gebapentin as I have had a cortisone ...
Phased return - how long before it affects your wages
nottsexsportfanatic in NRAS 6 years ago
I am currently on a phased return to work. Occupational Health have suggested I have my hours and they check on me each month. So far this...
staceymacg in Endometriosis UK 9 months ago
If you have read my previous posts, you'll know I've struggled with my employer when I've taken time off.
I've been off sick the l...
Anyone know the legal work related ins and outs around health, Lupus, depression, etc?
SWUK in LUPUS UK 5 years ago
My employer is using my health as a reason not to allow me to increase my days/hours at work. They say it is because they are concerned abou...
Hidden in NRAS 4 years ago
my hand have been giving me a lot of pain ,they are very weak can no longer put finger and thumb together to form a crucial, or make a fist...
Early retirement because of Cerebral Vasculitis
elves in Vasculitis UK 7 months ago
Hi, my husband's suffers from Cerebral Vasculitis and is under cyclo infusion. He had a relapsed at work and fainted ! Now they will not all...
stevenjust in MPN Voice 5 years ago
Does anyone know if ET is covered by the disability discrimination act. I was recently turned down for an internal job because my sick...
Fidget02 in NRAS 5 years ago
Well today is my first physio appointment
I was going to cancel as I am having a pain day today and cannot move me arm much at all.
I am filling in my pip forms and along with my medical reports ect shall I send in printouts about my conditions
Colegg in Fibromyalgia Action UK 4 years ago
Another site recommended this as they said not all drs really know how some conditions really affect you what do you think x
Ill health retirement nhs
Dizzyblonde in EDMESH 3 years ago
Hi has anybody ever got ill health retirement from the NHS as I am devastated been turned down twice I have one last chance to appeal 😭 I h...
On a Positive note....
WEEme in Fibromyalgia Action UK 5 years ago
Sorry not been on for a while, been busy trying to get back to work. At long last got clearance from occupational health and work that I c...
Vonnie10 in Arthritis Action 2 years ago
Hi , is this normal to wait for a rheumatologist review in 8 weeks time, my CRP ESR are high and antibody was positive , I'm in pain ...
It seems my FM may mean Medical Retirement - how do I find out what this could mean or whether its worth risking being fired?
Sarah-Jane in Fibromyalgia Action UK 4 years ago
My Union and I are fighting to keep me in work but for the past few years, two of them with FM, my attendance has got steadily worse. Work ...
Preparing to go back to work
Traceyanne in NRAS 6 years ago
I've been off work for nearly 5 months, after being diagnosed with RA. Im due back at work on 17th July.
Last month I went to Occupational...
Health & Safety Information needed
Hidden in Asthma UK community forum 11 years ago
I wonder if anyone can help me out? I'm a graphic designer, so am computer based for pretty much the entire working day. I've been told that...
Disability Discrimination Act
Jenstir75 in Endometriosis UK 2 years ago
can anyone tell me if Endo is recognised as a disability under the DDA. I've been trying to get a transfer through my work to an office in m...
I've told my manager I've got fibro which means HR will have to come in and do a risk assessment they cant use it to force me out can they?
rainbow_sprite in Fibromyalgia Action UK 5 years ago
HorsemadJo in Fibromyalgia Action UK 6 years ago
After seeing the doc for the second time in a month he has diagnosed me with Fibro. Also he is reffering me to a neurologist. Has anybody ha...
rossieboy in Epilepsy Action 2 years ago
Hi all, I am 38 years old a gas safe engineer and have hade epilepsy since i was 16
Currently on 1200mg epilim chrono twice day
Kayshasmith1 in Mental Health Support 9 months ago
So dissapointed after hitting rock bottom and having to be off work & seeing a councillor that I have now had a phone call off work explaini...
Has anyone successfully applied for Ill Health Retirement? I have been diagnosed with fibro but also have a degenerative spine condition.
clzee in Fibromyalgia Action UK 4 years agoPOPULAR
My health has deteriorated drastically over the last 12 months. The impact of fibro has stopped my ability to be able to work. Does anyone h...
Endo Pain = Lost Job
Oneday2018 in Endometriosis UK 6 months ago
I had a lap mid 2016, removed some endo and put in a marina (was removed 6months later as it was causing me SEVERE pain). However my ...
Facing dismissal because of asthma
yaf_user681_54206 in Asthma UK community forum 5 years ago
Has anybody ever been dismissed because of asthma? I have worked in the same factory for 23 years and until recently my asthma was very mu...
endo- a disability?
Mulomi in Endometriosis UK 3 years ago
hello everyone, is endo considered a disability. your input will highly be appriciated. tnx
smudge1980 in LUPUS UK 3 years ago
So not only did I not get pip (was 2 points of!), which I am appealing, I was told by my manager if I put another sick note in they will sta...
Returning to work?
pedders in MPN Voice 6 years ago
I had 2 TIAs in June 2011 brought on by PV im on 7 tablets a day including hydrox and blood pressure tablets. I have been to see occupation...
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