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Decision maker empowerment!

Peter Turville
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Welfare Rights Worker, Oxford Community Work Agency

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A new one on me - in DWP PIP submission:

“Decision maker empowerment: Claimant was awarded descriptor A at assessment and CM has changed based on WHO call.”

Err ... DM’s now need to be empowered to make an independent decision looking at all of the evidence rather than rubber stamp the original HCP opinion!?

I’m sure many reader would like to ‘empower’ CM’s for the quality of their decision making!

Mike Hughes
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Senior Welfare Rights Officer (Take-Up), Salford WRS.

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WHO? World Health Organisation?

Just needed to post that to check I am now able to post again after yesterday’s fun. All seems well.