Thank you for your request for information about the following:
The qualifications of the independent assessor
Your request was received on 18 May 2023 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
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All claims are assessed on a case-by-case basis by an independent medical assessor. Medical assessors are General Medical Council (GMC) registered doctors with a license to practise and at least 5 years' experience.
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