Additional Reading on the Effects of Welfare Benefits on Claimants’ Health

PIP Kit was designed as an intervention in just one stage of the PIP claim process. Other research has highlighted how claiming PIP and other welfare benefits can be bad for people’s health.

Listed below are some reports and academic papers on the potential harms PIP, Universal Credit and welfare benefit systems more generally can have on claimants and beneficiaries with physical and mental health conditions, long-term health conditions and learning difficulties. Unfortunately, not all of these are available publicly free of charge.