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Atos Healthcare, a firm apparently employed by the DWP to "give medical advice to help DWP decision makers reach an appropriate decision on entitlement to benefit."  has provided a list of contact numbers for clinicians to contact them and help turn down benefit claimants ring up and consult

Now The DWP has a website, and  there they've  provided these numbers for doctors with the message "Please do not provide these numbers to Patients"

Atos Healthcare - DWP

Atos help lines for clinicians

Please do not give these numbers to patients.

Birmingham 0121 626 2941
Bootle 0151 934 6070
Bristol 0117 971 8382
Cardiff 029 2058 6750
Croydon 0208 633 1324
Edinburgh 0131 222 5055
Glasgow 0141 249 3616
Leeds 0113 230 9068
Manchester 0121 335 0720
Newcastle 01264 837 789
Nottingham 0115 975 8362
Wembley 0208 795 8772

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sun Jan 23rd, 2011 at 01:19:22 PM EST

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