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

Snow not enough to freeze PIP workshop

Over the weekend I braved the snow and made the trip down to the Royal County of Berkshire for the Thames Valley Muscle Group. Luckily the snow wasn’t enough to dissuade our supporters with them turning out in mass to hear about the new benefit replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) – Personal Independence Payments (PIP).  Many individuals … Continue reading