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Government to restrict GP prescribing of gluten-free foods from next month


Disappointing. Coeliac is an autoimmune condition, not a lifestyle choice. Poor control can increase the risk of bowel cancer. Gluten free food cost x3-4 times more. No different to thyroid, RA T1DM etc. This is targeting whats seen as an 'easy group'to attack. How about stopping the NHS paying for self-inflicted conditions instead!

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07 Nov 2018

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