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  1. Hi, I have been a Police officer for 11 years, anyone belonging to this organisation or similar will know that it is a difficult job to do at the best of times but your fighting your disease and the organisation from medically retiring you or putting you on unacceptable attendance reports after just 8 days sick per year. I was diagnosed from a blood test in 04 with scleroderma antibody, luckily for me I have been very mild and can see that I must have had the condition at least ten years before it was picked up when I went to general practitioner because I was convinced that I had arthriti
  2. I am new to this forum. I have a lot of morning and late eve stiffness in my hands and feet mostly. I fear I am on the brink of medical retirement as a police officer, that they don't really want me any more. I get lower rate DLA (Disability Living Allowance) and tried to appeal it last year, as I can do less and less. I really messed it up and I lost. Luckily I kept my current level of DLA. I wonder if you could point me in a direction re DLA and how to go for it again. Also medical retirement and how to avoid it. regards Lesa
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