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[Picture: Skwawkbox blog]

This will make your blood boil.

The fact that incompetents are still being allowed to make decisions that are harmful both to health and the quality of life endured by people claiming benefits to which they are entitled is a national scandal.

… One that has been hushed up far too often.

I found this heartbreaking story on the ATOS Miracles Facebook page. I usually share the links to Facebook statuses directly from Facebook, but this story is so heartbreaking that I don’t want to take the chance of anyone not being able to read it. Please share as widely as possible.

This mother talked to the Decision Maker last week and told him, “my daughter is dying from organ failure”. He said ‘that’s your opinion’. Her daughter had just been turned down for PIP for the third time. She has had a lifetime of health problems which have spread to many other illnesses. Aged 28 she now has end stage organ failure and will die without transplants. Whether a donor comes or not she is living the quality of life of someone at the end of their life. No PIP.

To anyone terminally ill your claim should get fast-tracked with a DS1500 form which your doctor fills in, not you.

Read the full story: Decision Maker Tells Mother Her Daughter’s Terminal Organ Failure Is ‘Your Opinion’ | Same Difference

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