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Cherry.Candy

Cherry.Candy

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So because your GP wont diagnose you with M.E your taking that as discriminating against you.

Obviously your gp has doubts about whether you have the diagnosis or not if he/she wont diagnose it?

Did you think about asking?

Why cant you see another doctor?
 
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sorry your finding it difficult to get your illness confirmed. My sister had simiilar problems. Lots of gps dont believe there is such an illness. It took my sister years before she could get any help.

Have you seen a consultant for a diagnosis, if so he should have informed your gp .If not contact your surgery and ask them get to get confirmation.Its very difficult for a gp to diagnose ME as most of the tests have to be done in hospital.

Hope you get it it sorted
 
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Cherry no, because of OTHER stuff that happened with this doctor(NOT MY GP), he discriminated me & he patronized me, not because he won't diagnose me.
 
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My GP is an arrogant prick.
Most doctors I've seen are very arrogant & pathetic due to the fact I have MH problems, they don't seem to look past that & blame it on them.
I've had MH problems all my life, I've been ill since 2008, I think I know when something is up & it's not due to my MH.

I've seen plenty of doctors since I got ill, I've had dozens of tests done, blood tests, ECG's, urine tests, x rays, I was kept in for 3 days over Xmas when I first got ill, I've been to hospital about 8 times altogether, & I've seen my GP more than 20 times about this.
He doesn't care.
No one seems to give a damn.

I am now back at square one.

He discriminated & patronized me by what he said to me & how he treated me, it was extremely upsetting & it angered me a lot, I'd rather not go over it, at all, thinking about it angers me, so I want to put that in the past & keep trying to get this damn M.E diagnosis confirmed & get treatment for it & get a wheelchair somehow & get DLA sorted somehow.

If you had read what I said, you'd see I didn't say he discriminated & patronized me because he didn't confirm my diagnosis, it was what he said to me & how he treated me & how he acted towards me, you'd also see that I never said he was my GP.

I cannot see another GP because I can't transfer to a different place, and there is only one GP at our clinic.

I hope both my GP & that doctor gets fired, he's awful for that job, absolutely disgusting how he treated me.

He doesn't want to diagnose it because of my MH problems, he didn't seem to have any good reason at all for not diagnosing me, & he didn't seem to even listen to me about my symptoms, & he patronized me & he did discriminate me.
I was extremely insulted by what he said to me, but like I said, rather not discuss it, I can't deal with being angry right now.

I think I do have M.E, and my M.E Specialist thinks I have it too, she diagnosed me with it last year, & then she discharged me because I need my diagnosis confirmed, so I was referred to this asshole who to me, is an ignorant, arrogant, stuck up prick who I hope gets fired from this job.

Now, I'll still fill in my DLA forms for my severe MH problems & learning problems & emotionally instability problems, & I will still fill in about my M.E, because right now, with or without a diagnosis being confirmed, I believe I have M.E, and I need some sort of treatment for this, I need effective painkillers, a wheelchair, some sort of income, I need so much help for my health, both physical & mental, so I'm still going to fill it in with everything it asks for, including my medical health problems.

I'm very angry right now, not only because of this, but because of what someone has said to me in another thread, it's very insulting & upsetting, & I don't even know why I bother trying to help anyone & put my input in.

Whatever though, I think I'll probably leave this forum soon, I can't be doing with the stress.
(which everyone knows makes M.E worse & mental health worse.)
 
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Sarey

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As I was saying, I'm going to fill in some more of the forms today, & I'll hopefully be able to send them off by next week, which would be pretty good, because I desperately need help with my health & some sort of income.

I am going to be going to a clinic tomorrow, I've just called them up & arranged an appointment to rent a wheelchair out, as I'm desperate to get out, & start my photography again, so I'll update tomorrow about how that went. (y)
 
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