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GPs struggle to cope with 21% rise in requests to verify work capability since January

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re: Anonymous | 17 July 2013 9:52am @Andrew I think the charge isn't for the official form. Frequently when welfare advice organisations assist claimants, they advise patients to get a medical report to confirm their problems and for this to be attached to their appeal. This is private certificate/report which GPs can charge for. I tell patients to save their money, as GPs reports will largely be ignored - as according to the ATOS assessment pro forma, you may be ill or have a disability, but you are still able to undertake some form of work.

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21 Jul 2013

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1:57pm

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