Watching the program about ATOS tonight?

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Watching the program about ATOS tonight?

Postby Paulus1962 » Wed May 26, 2010 5:15 pm

Anyone else going to watch the program tonight about ATOS? Should be fun to watch, the medical secretly recorded (even though ATOS were notified). If nothing else, it will give people an insight into what to expect from the dreaded ATOS medicals. It is on BBC1 Scotland at 22.45 and is called 'Who's cheating who?'
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Re: Watching the program about ATOS tonight?

Postby denys » Wed May 26, 2010 7:15 pm

Thanks Paulus I'll be watching :shock:
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Re: Watching the program about ATOS tonight?

Postby Paulus1962 » Thu May 27, 2010 10:08 am

Well, I watched it and have to say it painted a very poor picture of the ATOS examination.
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Re: Watching the program about ATOS tonight?

Postby denys » Thu May 27, 2010 1:39 pm

I agree Paulus, that poor woman who died before seeing her appeal through :( there was not one good report from start to finish, I think the title who's cheating who was very apt :banghead: :banghead:
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Re: Watching the program about ATOS tonight?

Postby Paulus1962 » Thu May 27, 2010 4:44 pm

Denys, you are right saying that there was not one good thing said about ATOS. And they even managed to shoot themselves in the foot with the woman who worked for benefits. ATOS signed her off as unfit for work when she worked for the benefits dept, then said she was fit for work when it came to ESA. Saying that 'different criteria' were applied when doing the medicals was ridiculous. Whoever runs ATOS is living proof that a village somewhere is missing its idiot.
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Re: Watching the program about ATOS tonight?

Postby denys » Thu May 27, 2010 8:25 pm

Yep I agree with that one :crazy: 300 emails of people with similar stories in less than 48hrs, tip of the iceberg me says!! :shock:
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Re: Watching the program about ATOS tonight?

Postby Mr.A » Mon May 31, 2010 1:23 pm

Just seen it on iPlayer, interesting stuff.
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