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    happymumto2
    Missed ATOS medical will ESA be stopped?
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    • 10th Mar 10, 9:58 AM
    Missed ATOS medical will ESA be stopped? 10th Mar 10 at 9:58 AM
    Have made a bit of a c**k up (was bound to happen!!). I have so many appointments to attend I write them all down on my calendar, went to leave for another medical this morning, when I went to grab the letter to take with me appointment was 8th March at 10am, I had written 10th March 10am on calendar. Rang them straight away, and all the lady said was "is nothing we can do about it now, wait for a letter and send it back immediately stating why you did not attend".
    Will my ESA be stopped in the interim? Am in a right pickle.
    Thanks in advance.
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    • aimee0763
    • By aimee0763 10th Mar 10, 10:06 AM
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    • 10th Mar 10, 10:06 AM
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    • 10th Mar 10, 10:06 AM
    Have made a bit of a c**k up (was bound to happen!!). I have so many appointments to attend I write them all down on my calendar, went to leave for another medical this morning, when I went to grab the letter to take with me appointment was 8th March at 10am, I had written 10th March 10am on calendar. Rang them straight away, and all the lady said was "is nothing we can do about it now, wait for a letter and send it back immediately stating why you did not attend".
    Will my ESA be stopped in the interim? Am in a right pickle.
    Thanks in advance.
    Originally posted by happymumto2
    Your best bet is to ask the ESA office they would be able to tell you exactly where you stand.
  • happymumto2
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    • 10th Mar 10, 10:15 AM
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    • 10th Mar 10, 10:15 AM
    Your best bet is to ask the ESA office they would be able to tell you exactly where you stand.
    Originally posted by aimee0763
    Am waiting for them to call me back, had rung them this morning in relation to a different problem, so will ask them then. Am just in a bit of a panic, as they always seem to be making errors with my ESA, I panic over anything at the moment!
    • Indie Kid
    • By Indie Kid 10th Mar 10, 11:57 AM
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    • 10th Mar 10, 11:57 AM
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    • 10th Mar 10, 11:57 AM
    I think you get a letter in the post asking you for reasons as to why you didn't attend.
  • NASA
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    • 10th Mar 10, 7:59 PM
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    • 10th Mar 10, 7:59 PM
    Your ESA will be stopped unless they accept that you had 'good cause' for not attending your medical. If they dont accept good cause then you can appeal but will not be paid on appeal.
  • MrsHelpful
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    • 10th Mar 10, 8:23 PM
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    • 10th Mar 10, 8:23 PM
    Your ESA will be stopped unless they accept that you had 'good cause' for not attending your medical. If they dont accept good cause then you can appeal but will not be paid on appeal.
    Originally posted by NASA
    Thanks NASA, I am not sure my reason will be good cause, I wrote it down wrong on my calendar. Have passed the initial medical, this was about helping me back to work medical.
    I have no other valid reason other than I have written it down wrong.
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