Are IAS assessor allowed to make comments in reports if medication is not effective

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI).

When a claimant has had their assessment and the report has been completed by the Independent Assessment Services assessor are they allowed to make an opinion on whether medication is not be effective and if they can how would the come to this conclusion.

Medications are prescribed by qualified doctors who have had the appropriate training to prescribe medication.

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Bailey

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Dear Daniel Bailey,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 22nd
January.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team