Newly diagnosed


#1
Hi ,
I am a thirty nine year old man who's just had datscan results back . The letter says that the scan showed changes that suggest a Parkinsonian condition . I'm going to see consultant next week to discuss treatment options . Hoping I respond well to it obviously . I would like to hear from anyone in the same situation. I could also do with some advice on applying for ESA . My statutory sick pay will stop in about four weeks ! Thank you for reading:grin:

#2
hi
just saying hello and welcome.
being in australia can't comment on esa.
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#3
welcome. it is a tough time getting to grips with the diagnosis. information helps and there s lots of it here. sorry i can t help with the benefits side as i am still working, or trying to, keep a business going in a recession but thats another story!
best wishes

#4
Hi Bernie
We have an information sheet on ESA which you may find helpful:
http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/employment-and-support-allowance-esa-information-sheet

And you can also contact our helpline 0808 800 0303 with questions related to benefits and applications.

Best, Liz