The Guardian – As a Thalidomider, ‘I feel I’m being treated like a scrounger’

An article has been published this month, September 2016, in the Guardian newspaper following an interview with beneficiary, Phil Spanswick, regarding his experience with moving from the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to the Personal Independence Plan (PIP).  If you are beneficiary in a similar situation please do get in touch with the Health and Wellbeing team who are able to support you through the entire process or if you have already gone through the DLA to PIP process, we'd love to hear about your experience.  Call Michelle on 01480 474 074 or e-mail

Read the Full Article- HERE

Read more about the Personal Independance Plan (PIP) - HERE