GPs to be told to stop prescribing gluten-free pizza bases and custard creams

Mail Online | 11/28/2018 | Sophie Borland Health Editor For The Daily Mail
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Doctors will be told to stop wasting money by prescribing silk stockings, bath oils and gluten-free pizzas.

They will be issued with guidelines today stating that NHS patients should be given gluten-free ‘staples’ only. These include bread and flour mixes.

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Doctors had been prescribing gluten-free pizza bases, Battenberg cakes and custard creams to patients with digestive disorders such as coeliac disease, which affects up to one in 100.

NHS England is also consulting on whether to ban eight other items including silk stockings and bath oils for those with skin conditions.

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