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Functional capacity evaluation in CFS

Abstract Background: Objective measurements of function often form the basis for legal decisions about whether a patient is fit for return to work, or conversely, entitled to disability compensation. The functional capacity evaluation (FCE) is regarded as the gold standard for measuring work capacity … Continue reading

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Legal challenge to PIP to go ahead

The High Court has granted permission for a full hearing of the judicial review challenge to the government’s introduction of more stringent qualifying criteria for mobility benefit for the new Personal Independence Payment (PIP) scheme. Two law firms, Public Law … Continue reading

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