Me, Myself and PIP

Martin Hywood is 39 and has limb girdle muscular dystrophy. Here he shares his experience of his first muscle group meeting and his thoughts on Personal Independence Payments (PIP) – the new benefit replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA). “I’ll start with a little introduction, although the above may well tell you quite a lot already. … Continue reading

Next PIP stop- Milton Keynes!

Last Friday I made the short journey north to Milton Keynes for the last of the South Central muscle group workshops. I was joined by many familiar faces and some new faces, which is always nice. Again the focus of the workshop was the very imminent introduction of Personal Independence Payments (PIP) – the new … Continue reading

PIP roadshow hits Southampton

Last Friday Ruth, Emma and I journeyed to the Southampton seaside for another installment of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign’s Personal Independence Payments (PIP) road show. We were joined by around 20 supporters all eager to hear about the introduction of PIP- the new disability benefits replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA). Many attendees shared their concerns regarding the … Continue reading