HSCB Clarify Gluten Free Prescriptions

With the recent headlines surrounding the withdrawal of gluten free food on prescription in some areas of England, Coeliac sufferers across Northern Ireland have been left wondering if their prescription service is under threat. In January, the Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group, an NHS organisation serving around 175,000 people in South London, made the decision to […]

GPs and Lecturers Argue Over Gluten Free Prescriptions

UK Industry professionals and general practitioners are arguing over the format of gluten free prescription payments. One side is in favour of the free NHS prescriptions, currently valued at £25 million per year while the other is arguing for food stamps or an alternative format. One voice not being heard is the manufacturers, who are […]