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LMCs could face legal action over template letters for GPs to refuse benefit requests from patients


Unfortunately many of the questions regarding mobility, ability to sit at a desk, raise arms, go to the toilet unaided are not the questions that have ever been asked when the patient has been in the surgery and the sick note written. How are GP's supposed to answer this? Bring everyone in and do an assessment? That is what we fear may happen. The letters specifically state" unfortunately we are unable to pay for this."

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03 Sep 2013

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