Smoking Or A CASE for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit ... You Decide Given Healthy Evidence.
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This is a letter I have written to Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit .. why because of occupational lung disease IIDB have convenientl...
IIDB Workplace compensation scheme an 'unholy mess' claims study
Hidden in British Lung Foundation 3 years ago
The UK government's workplace compensation IIDB scheme covers only a tiny proportion of those made ill by their work and needs urgent reform...
Left Upper VATS Lobectomy Surgery 10/29
charmed3k in British Lung Foundation 3 years ago
My Father is going in for this procedure, (stage I lung cancer) and i was hoping to get some inside information on some things we could do f...
Im new pain when breathing deeply
Freshsmellingmustard in British Lung Foundation 2 years ago
Hey everyone. im new. came here as ive lurked alot. and you all seem like a knowledgable bunch :-).
So about two weeks ago I suddenl...
Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit .. Letter
Hidden in British Lung Foundation 4 years ago
Dear, Industrials Injuries Disablement Benefit.
Following My Telephone Conversation At The Above Office With One Of Your Representatives Rega...
endo- a disability?
Mulomi in Endometriosis UK 3 years ago
hello everyone, is endo considered a disability. your input will highly be appriciated. tnx
lack of concern by managment to treat asthma suffers fairly
pinky7 in Asthma UK community forum 2 years ago
hi, i was a phlebotomist at a local hospital till i was sackd due to my sick record caused by my asthma. i was diagnosed with occupational a...
37 just diagnosed with mild emphysema
kinkykev69 in British Lung Foundation 5 years agoPOPULAR
hi im kev I have just been diagnosed with mild emphysema I work full time in a quarry (dusty cold hole ) I have been struggling recently fee...
copd with asthma
Madge01 in British Lung Foundation a year ago
I've been told I've got copd and asthma would you tell me if this is manageable please
Blue Badge Horror Result!
my Blue Badge arrived today, 3 working days after my assessment. It just shows that they can do the right thing when the MP starts asking qu...
Symes in British Lung Foundation 4 years ago
Just been (finally) diagnosed with Bronciectasis. After nearly two years of being told it was just exarcebation of asthma, simple dyspnoea, ...
Confirmation of Dismissal on permanent ill health level 3
Kerrymacd in NRAS a year ago
Good Evening ,
Thank you for the lovely messages I have received .
I enclose my Fife Council confirmation Letter regarding my ill health Dismi...
willcam in Fibromyalgia Action UK 4 years ago
Hi my name is William I had a scan in October and was diagnosed with idiopathic fibrosis the doctor told me I had 1 year to 18 months depend...
asthma attack lasting two weeks
PSYCHOBILLY in Asthma UK community forum 2 years ago
Hi I am so glad to find this forum. I hope you can give me some advice,
I have had asthma from a child and have been hospitalised and needed ...
Does anyone know if Bronchiectasis & Asthma are covered by the Disabily Equality Act for employees?
Hi I have bronchiectasis & asthma and work full time. I have asked for some very small reasonable adjustments to help me with my every day j...
barneysbull in British Lung Foundation 5 months agoPOPULAR
As a new member, I am unsure if I am asking this question is relevant in this forum. Today I was informed that my emphysema could ONLY be ca...
Should I be worried about asbestos?
little_em18 in NRAS 6 years ago
The place that I work are just about to start a big refurbishment and I over heard some of the staff earlier saying that there was asbestos ...
Social care - what's your experience?
Biddy_BLFHelpline in British Lung Foundation 2 years agoPOPULAR
Good afternoon everyone,
I hope everyone's OK and looking forward to the weekend.
In my old role as specialist adviser I regularly spoke to p...
Manict in British Lung Foundation 2 years ago
I have been diagnosed with bronchiectasis and have pretty much been told to go and enjoy life while I can. At some point I will start need...
ASTHMA AND COPD
Hidden in Asthma UK community forum 12 years ago
Hi just writing to see if any one has any information in relation to COPD and asthma and if the two do have a direct link. can you develop c...
Teigan01 in Asthma UK community forum 2 years ago
Last winter I was on antibiotics from September to March intermittently. Won.t bore you with all the details as I have been asking my GP for...
16hour oxygen finally
Vicky4 in British Lung Foundation a year ago
Just thought I'd update After months and months of a battle to get 16 hour oxygen yesterday my dad went see his gp about some bed sores he's...
Rheumy doesn’t think Plaquenil works.
Bee1011 in Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK (SRUK) 7 months ago
I am diagnosed with UCTD suspected to be Crest and Sjögrens, I am at a combined chest clinic in April as I have lung involvement consistent ...
I'm new here, I lost my workplace appeal this morning my employer is insisting on including fibro related absences in sickness absence
caria40 in Fibromyalgia Action UK 5 years ago
Can they do this. It means if I am off work for 6 days in the next year I lose my job. I work for a government owned body
Got SLE and Fibro really struggling to work, what do I do?
Stacy2310 in LUPUS UK 6 years ago
Hi all, I've had SLE for 12years, I'm 29. Recently been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I've been signed off work for 5 weeks now and I'm strug...
Urgent help needed please!
cassie68 in AF Association 4 years ago
Hi everyone, I've had a really bad day. I have been off work since August after having an operation. During the operation something went wro...
Is AF classed as a disability?
Loo53 in AF Association 4 years ago
I'm under scrutiny at work with regard to sickness surrounding my AF and the lead up to that last episode (3 months of untreated viral illne...
home temperature for copd patients
dirose in British Lung Foundation 6 years ago
What temperature should the home be kept at , both for day, and for night, ideally please, I am a COPD sufferer, recovering from a lung infe...
Stannington-lad in Sticky Blood-Hughes Syndrome Support 6 years ago
My company is referring me to the Occupational Health within the company. Could any advise if they have been through the same proce...
Can anyone tell me is copd caused only from smoking or can it be caused by other toxins.
Hidden in British Lung Foundation 6 years agoPOPULAR
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