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  1. D

    ATOS 0 points - revised decision ESA for a year

    Hi I just wanted to share my experience and some positive news I received today. I have been claiming ESA since August '12 for depression and anxiety. My ATOS medical was in January '13 - very sympathetic interviewer but sill the almost inevitable score of 0 points. After a few paperwork...
  2. Lillyone

    ATOS Medical Later On Today...

    ATOS medical this afternoon.:eek2:
  3. I

    Fit for Work without Medical or processing of ESA50

    Hi everyone I am new here and hoping someone can help me... I am helping someone who suffers with Bipolar, amongst other health problems, to navigate his way through this joke of a system and I fear his case is at the beginning of a complete mess up. He has three scenarios going on at once...
  4. C

    Can atos and dwp

    Does anyone know it atos and dwp can stop your esa or put you into the wrag group from the support group? I know it's a big worry and stress for everyone going through it but am getting so anxious and haven't even filled the form in yet. Thanks for reading and any replies or information clouds x
  5. CastingShadows

    ATOS (Again) Basic Advice Needed please

    My friend is on ESA for physical disabilities / illness and is being yanked in by ATOS. I have absolutely no knowledge of the benefits system, no experience with the forms, and no idea what you should, or shouldn't, write down. My friend is very stressed out by it so I am trying to help before...
  6. pepecat

    MPs criticise ATOS.

    BBC News: BBC News - MPs criticise disability benefits tests MPs criticise disability benefits tests MPs have criticised the test being used to see whether people claiming disability benefits are fit to work. The Public Accounts Committee said the Work Capability Assessment had resulted in...
  7. I

    AlJazeera Wants Your ATOS Stories...

    Even the Eastern world is interested in how abused we are, by our Government! When I want to see/hear the truth about the British Government and/or the American Government, I always watch either Russia Today, or Al Jazeera, on Freeview! See if you can help these guys, folks...they're our...
  8. R

    atos test first time mental health

    I was in there a very short time, is that good or bad. She made lots of eye contact and shook my hand on way out. My partner stayed in waiting room?
  9. delatext

    Beating atos

    WENT TO ATOS FOR WCA RECENTLY , EXPECTING THE WORST ? WAS TOLD AT RECEPTION I HAD TO FILL IN A FORM AS I SAID I WANTED IT RECORDED, RECEPTIONIST RETURNED AND SAID ' YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE ASSESSED AS YOUR DOCTOR GAVE US 'ADDITIONAL INFORMATION '. THAT BEING I SHOWED MY DOCTOR BLACK TRIANGLE...
  10. B

    sometimes you do get a right decision

    i attended my atos medical on 3rd december, i suffer from anxiety and depression which had culminated in a major incident in 2009 , i find it almost impossible to go out without someone with me and never in daylight . waiting rooms are a no i time my arrival for appointments to arrive so i can...
  11. A

    my psychiatrist and cpn

    I've come to a point where I think perhaps the best thing to do is discharge myself from cmht. I was in a meeting with my psychiatrist and cpn discussing the need for evidence to send to ATOS and I was crying because I found the whole thing really stressful and also partly due to dealing with...
  12. M

    Experience with Sertraline?

    Hi everyone, I've suffered from depression since my teens but have always got better within time. However, my current bout has lasted for the last 4 years (the longest by far)! Was on citalopram for 3 years and about 6 weeks ago my doc decided to try me on Sertraline as I'd had no improvement...
  13. A

    Got to fill in ATOS form - any advice for a fluctuating condition??

    I've just received the ATOS form and am overwhelmed with all the questions. My diagnosis is psychotic depression and some days I can be okay, but others not. Generally, I have slowed down considerably and lost a lot of skills and confidence because of not working for many years, but I'm...
  14. C

    One down, one to go!

    Morning all, Big day today. Psych assessment this afternoon and ATOS phone assessment this morning for work. The ATOS lady was very nice. Said obviously work is out of the question at the moment but she doesn't want to put me through for ill health retirement as hopefully diagnosis and...
  15. A

    A call to ATOS to enquire about euthanasia options for the sick and disabled!

    A call to ATOS to enquire about euthanasia options for the sick and disabled! I just came across this on youtube .... My call to ATOS to enquire about euthanasia options for the sick and disabled. - YouTube
  16. R

    ATOS medical coming up

    I have an ATOS appointment in October, for my severe deppression, at the moment i am as well as i've ever been, but i realise i need to be prepared for this to get a fair outcome. What do i need to know ?
  17. S

    Atos assessment

    hello ether, hubby had atos assessment yesterday. two conditions, chronic back pain, mental health issues. to keep things brief, hubby done worst limping, i'm an invalid walk ever ! it was awful to sit in on him behaving so badly, because previously affected only us...wanted to jump up and down...
  18. delatext

    Atos wca

    [BI WAS WITH A FRIEND RECENTLY AND SUPPORTED THEM AT A WCA, THE 'HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL WAS VERY CLINICAL, ASKING SUCH QUESTIONS AS DO YOU STUDY ? DO YOU VOLUNTEER ? DO YOU HAVE A PET ? DO YOU WATCH TV, READ A BOOK ? HOW DOES THIS 'TEST' HELP PEOPLE , IT'S NOT ON ANY LEVEL. YOU'RE...
  19. Natty

    atos and mental health assessment!!

    Iv just read on the internet that atos have a mental health assessment did anyone know this?
  20. N

    Atos win PIP medical contracts to move people off DLA

    In a surprising, and for many Benefits and Work members deeply dismaying, decision the DWP have announced this afternoon that Atos have won the biggest share of the contracts for carrying out personal independence payment (PIP) medicals. A smaller share has gone to Capita. PIP is due to begin...
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