By Jo Moss in A Journey Through The Fog.
We all know the anxiety inducing feeling of the dreaded brown envelope falling on your door mat. Being assessed, or reassessed for health and disability benefits, is both exhausting and scary. We are often made to feel we are faking it or exaggerating our symptoms. But when you are genuinely ill, you should not feel ashamed to apply for benefits you are entitled to.
You may have been discouraged from applying for the health benefit PIP after reading so many horror stories about the process. It can be challenging, but following a few practical tips can make the process easier and improve the chances of your application being successful.
Please note, although this article is based on a PIP application, the tips also apply to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) applications.
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