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  1. C

    Atos is French - so where are Porthos, Aramis, and d'Artagnan?

    Enquiring minds want to know.
  2. delatext

    Atos reply to Wca

    Dear Sir/Madam I am responding to your enquiry below, which you originally submitted to Atos Healthcare's 'Enquiries' site. They have been copied into this reply for monitoring purposes only. I can confirm that the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) does take into account the issue of...
  3. BillFish

    Representatives? ESA

    My cpn didn't even know what ESA stood for this morning. I explained that they are interviewing everyone who is mentally and physically capable of discussing their illness. She seems to be under the impression that people like me with a history of severe illness and a diagnoses won't even be...
  4. M

    Ive got atos medical friday, any tips ?

    Hi All I have my atos medical on friday, what sort of questions will they ask me ??? and any tips ? Shall I take all supporting evidence with me ? And shall I tell them everything as if it is my worst day? help needed....im getting a bit stressed....about this........elp!!
  5. M

    ESA Tribunal, WON!

    Hello everyone, Although I don't post here all too frequently, I thought it best I write a few words about my ESA appeal and tribunal, which I won by a landslide this morning, as it may be of some help and/or encouragement to those who are currently treading water, waiting and fretting about...
  6. ally41

    BBC Journalist wants info

    This was posted on the OUCH messageboards for registered disabled people but i think we should contact him about the appalling way the system is failing people with mental illness as we have no voice at the moment. BBC Producer seeks people having problems with medical assessments with ATOS. I...
  7. delatext

    Atos news

    please see link to article http://www.atoshealthcare.com/index2.php?option=com_content&do_pdf=1&id=116 :unsure:
  8. delatext

    General Medical Council

    see link to this web page http://www.gmc-uk.org/about/contacts.asp I have e mailed the GMC asking for their position on Atos Doctors I would urge others to do the same if they can :rules:
  9. CatchMeFalling

    Tribunal here I come.

    So...I have to attend a tribunal due to the ATOS medical being such a success...I now have a new medical condition I wasn't aware of...my doctor will be pleased. Joking aside, I am going to use this thread as a documentation record of what I am going to do. Mainly because I am forgetful at the...
  10. M

    Proof that ATOS are NOT using staff fully trained mental health issues

    Proof that ATOS are NOT using staff fully trained in mental health issues Below is a short quote from a FOI (Freedom of information request) on the qualifications of ATOS staff. It is now easy to understand why people with mental health problems are having such a hard time at the DWP medicals
  11. D

    e-mail to disability alliance

    Hi, due to recent changes to ESA, myself and many others are very concerned about Atos criteria and handling processes involving mental health cases, is there anyway we can find out exactly how Atos is supposed to do this, on paper and in law ? There appears to be a great deal of ignoring...
  12. D

    patients rights and atos

    please see link to this web site http://www.whywaitforever.com/dwpatoslettersgov.html very detailed information about patients rights etc, lot of reading but worth it, hope it helps folk out also read this YOU ARE THE PEOPLE, YOU ARE THE POWER, LEARN BASIC LAW TO ENSURE YOUR...
  13. D

    Atos specialist

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M68GeL8PafE&feature=related :tongue:
  14. D

    atos medical

    please see link http://www.whywaitforever.com/dwpatos.html good information on atos medicals :confused: ESA Medical Examination - Tort of Negligence The tort of negligence is a wrongful act against an individual. Liability can be based on a breach of...
  15. D

    atos doctors

    Atos docs condemn their own work 15 October 2010 Prospect, a trade union for professionals including 135 Atos doctors, has condemned as ‘wholly unrealistic’ the target of 10 claimants a day that medics are expected to assess for eligibility for employment and support allowance (ESA). The...
  16. D

    atos

    Atos to run compulsory work programmes 04 October 2010 Men shaking handsAtos may soon not only be carrying out your benefits medical, but also the interviews and work-related activities you are forced to attend afterwards. The multinational company has joined forces with a major charity to...
  17. D

    JOKE

    Man goes up for ESA medical sees the ATOS Doctor who examines him for mental illness. 1 hour later he is home, his wife asks him how did he get on ?? did they ask him relevant questions about his mental health ?? sure he replies and I passed no problem !! wow goes his wife what did you say ...
  18. J

    Newbie

    Hi everyone, Just joined this forum and basically, sh*t scared. Have been on ESA for 3 weeks and have to go to Atos Medical in 3 weeks, and I KNOW I will fail. I have been suffering from depression for 20 years due to not feeling safe, ever, especially around men. I have had to give up my...
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