Consultation outcome

Gluten-free foods on NHS prescription

This consultation has concluded

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Gluten-free foods on NHS prescription in England: final impact assessment

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Detail of outcome

The report of responses summarises the consultation responses received, including the main issues raised, and provides details on the updates that will take place to the Drug Tariff for prescribing in England.

Original consultation

Summary

Seeks views on proposed changes to what gluten-free foods are available on NHS prescription in England. Full details are in the consultation document below.

This consultation was held on another website.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

The government has decided to restrict gluten-free prescribing to bread and mixes only, following the March 2017 consultation on the availability of gluten-free foods on NHS prescription.

This new consultation provides the draft regulations that will allow this and describes what will be done to apply the changes.

Respondents are invited to consider the proposed regulations and answer 3 questions that are designed to make sure the changes are meaningful, fair and inclusive.

An equality impact assessment was carried out ahead of the March 2017 consultation.

Documents

Gluten-free foods on NHS prescription in England: impact assessment

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Published 21 August 2018
Last updated 6 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Consultation response and final impact assessment published.
  2. First published.