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Disability benefit assessments 'unfair', says ex-worker

A doctor who worked for the private company which assesses people for disability benefits says its methods are "unfair".

Greg Wood, a former Royal Navy doctor, resigned from Atos earlier this month, after working as an assessor for two-and-a-half years.

He told the BBC the system was "skewed against the claimant".

But Atos Healthcare says it submits "clinically justified reports" and completely refutes Dr Wood's claims.

Sophie Hutchinson reports.

  • 16 May 2013
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