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Fibromyalgia /PIP/ Disability Classification UK

Fibromyalgia /PIP/ Disability Classification UK

Hi, Technically this is 2 questions but they are interlinked so I thought I'd ask them together x

I am already on P.I.P because of my Disc Degeneration, but now I've been diagnosed with FM as well, should I try to get my award updated or leave it till my review next year. (I don't want to end up losing what I already have)

Part 2 Has FM been classified yet in the UK as a long term disability? I know it has in America and Northern Ireland but not sure… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have had PIP for my heart and arthritus conditions then told them about how my condition had worsened with fibromyalgia just attended the new assesment . There is a site called (Email address can only be seen by the question and answer creators) which I signed up for which really help with what to say when you go. Yes it is recognized now as a long term illness.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Personally unless your FM causes significant changes to your previous assessment I would leave well alone. It is classed as a disability in the UK.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I'm not sure I've never claimed here yet

posted over 3 years ago
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