Coeliac Disease: Prescriptions

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 19th September 2018.

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Photo of Lord Campbell-Savours Lord Campbell-Savours Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what advice they are giving to Clinical Commissioning Groups on the funding of gluten-free prescribing.

Photo of Lord O'Shaughnessy Lord O'Shaughnessy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

It is not the role of the Department to advise National Health Service clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) on the funding of gluten-free prescribing. CCGs are expected to have regard to national guidance and to take into account the needs of their local population in developing their own, local approaches to implementation.

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