Prescriptions for GF Foods in England – Bread & Mixes ONLY in future

The Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) has decided to restrict gluten-free prescribing to bread and mixes only and have proposed changes to the NHS Drug Tariff and associated regulations. The DHSC intend to implement the planned changes before the end of 2018.

A consultation document providing stakeholders with a draft of the proposed amended regulations and describing the work to be undertaken to implement the proposed changes is available here. Interested parties can submit responses to questions designed to ensure that the proposed legislative changes are meaningful, fair and inclusive here.