Please add my name if there is still time to be a signatory.
Jan Bostock, Consultant Clinical Psychologist
> On 20 Apr 2017, at 18:58, Amor, Cathy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Mine, too. If not too late!
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: The UK Community Psychology Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of P PRIEST
> Sent: 20 April 2017 10:00
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> Subject: Re: Open letter re PIP - second chance! (please respond by tomorrow evening)
> Hi Nikki
> Pls add my name and many thanks for doing this.
> Dr Penny Priest
> Clinical Psychologist
> On Wed, 19/4/17, Nicola Swan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Subject: Open letter re PIP - second chance! (please respond by tomorrow evening)
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> Date: Wednesday, 19 April, 2017, 21:02
> Thank you to those who have already signed. The scheduled debate was cancelled due to the general election announcement. The Guardian letters section have responded asking me to 'tweak' the last paragraph to reflect this - so always looking for a silver lining I am taking this opportunity to try and secure more signatories before resubmitting. The Guardian have also asked me to list the 'most important' signatories first... I'm not quite sure how to go about this, but if you are feeling particularly important today let me know...
> Also, please do share this with people off this list who may wish to add their support. To add your name please email:
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> Many thanks,
> The 'tweaked' letter:
> professionals working with clients considered to be experiencing severe and complex mental health difficulties, we have been informed of some concerning and frankly shocking experiences of the PIP assessment process, and seen decision reports which highlight an alarming lack of understanding of common mental health difficulties such as anxiety and depression, and even less understanding of difficulties related to PTSD, complex trauma and childhood
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