Closed petition Review the PIP assessment process to make it fairer for people with epilepsy

People with epilepsy are disproportionately discriminated against during the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment process.

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Of those who previously received DLA, 54% were denied PIP, this is the second highest rejection rate out of all health conditions and double the national average. Additionally, 65% of new claims for PIP were denied the benefit. However, of the third that appealed the decision 78% were granted PIP. This is evidence that a review must be undertaken into how people with epilepsy are assessed for PIP to make the system fairer.

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