I’m struggling to cope, says Yorkshire Coast woman with chronic fibromyalgia who has had PIPs benefits stopped – Bridlington Free Press

Sophie Steward

Sophie Steward, 27, was using her Personal Indepence Payments (PIPs) to pay for treatments unavailable from the NHS which she says helped her manage her fibromyalgia.

The condition means she can be in constant pain, exhausted and unable to stand for long.

But thanks to alternative medicines and therapies, Sophie was studying for a masters degree in wildlife conservation and managing to work 15 hours a week in McDonald’s.

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