Re: Guidance on 'Expert Medical Reports in respect of AA claims i.e. EMP reports

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Re: Guidance on 'Expert Medical Reports in respect of AA claims i.e. EMP reports

Please see extract from a DWP complaints letter below. For background please see https://www.rightsnet.org.uk/forums/view... for more details.

'We have been informed by the Pensions Dispute Resolution Team (PDRT) that
Expert Medical Reports in respect of AA claims have not been requested for
some time, resulting in staff not being fully aware of the guidance. Despite what
Mr *********** wrote to the tribunal in his report of ** August 2023, he has now
been made aware of the guidance and as detailed above, is actively trying to
request that a medical examination take place'.

Please could I have a copy of the guidance referred to above.

Yours faithfully,

Andy Pennington

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Dear Andy Pennington,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 10th
October.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team