24th August 2018

PIP, Benefits reform and requests for Letters of Support from GP’s

Need help to support your PIP application? It seems GP’s won’t help you. Some representative bodies for GP’s in Scotland are advising their GP members to […]
15th August 2018

PIP Review of Health Assessments – Video Recording Proposal

At a recent DWP PIP Forum meeting, the research staff asked if we could identify any people who have current or past experience of undergoing a […]
15th August 2018

PIP application Guidance updated to reflect ‘overwhelming’ psychological distress

As readers of previous SIBF news items will be aware, over the past few months the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been undertaking work […]
21st June 2018

Haemophiliacs’ PIP cases mistreated: DWP UK-wide review of claimants with haemarthropathy

Sarah Newton the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, has issued an information note with highlights a “systematic problem” which meant haemophiliacs with haemarthropathy have […]