Myra Morrison of Frome in Somerset was diagnosed with a type of PH called CTEPH in March 2014 at the age of 61. She applied for Personal Independence Payments (PIP) and it took her a year of letters and appeals – plus a tribunal hearing – to finally be deemed eligible. Here, she shares her experience and encourages others to persevere and pursue the support they are entitled to.
It has been clear from phone calls to the office and questions asked on social media that benefits is an area of great concern for people affected by PH, whether they’re suffering with the condition themselves or have a loved one who is.
Applying for Personal Independence Payments can be daunting and often dispiriting – it is the benefits issue we take most calls about at PHA UK. Here are a few more tips which may help you to put your case:
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