Decision by NHS Sheffield to stop prescribing gluten free food for adults
16 November 2017
The NHS Sheffield CCG has made the decision to remove access to gluten free food on prescription for adults. This guidance will come into effect as of 1 December 2017.
New date for drop in session confirmed by Vale of York CCG
13 November 2017
The CCG have now confirmed that they have rearranged the face to face drop in session. The event will be held at:
Wednesday 22 November 2017 at 6-7pm, West Offices, Station Rise York, YO1 6GA
Decision by Leeds CCGs to stop prescribing gluten free food
8 November 2017
Three Clinical Commissioning Groups in Leeds – Leeds North CCG, Leeds South and East CCG, and Leeds West CCG – have made the decision to remove access to gluten free food on prescription.
Everest Cash & Carry recall Fried Beaten Rice - incorrect allergen label
7 November 2017
Everest Cash & Carry Ltd is recalling its Fried Beaten Rice with Spiced Poppadum Potato & Peanuts because it contains gluten which is not correctly mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for individuals with coeliac disease and anyone with an intolerance to gluten.
Lidl recalls four varieties of Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks
7 November 2017
Lidl is recalling four varieties of its Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks as they contain various allergens which are not legible on the packaging as the ingredient are not written in English. This means the products are a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to soya, an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents, an allergy to nuts or an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.
Volunteer opportunities – Edinburgh office
1 November 2017
Coeliac UK’s office in Edinburgh is currently recruiting for two volunteer roles to help take forward its diagnosis campaign and spread awareness of the signs and symptoms of coeliac disease. One role requires good organisational skills, the other requires PR/media experience.
Consultation on gluten free prescribing by NHS Calderdale CCG
31 October 2017
NHS Calderdale clinical commissioning group (CCG) are proposing to stop the prescribing of gluten free foods. The CCG are asking local people for their views and we are contacting you to make sure you have the chance to respond, and to let you know what we are doing to campaign against restrictions.
Drop in session postponed by NHS Vale of York CCG
30 October 2017
NHS Vale of York clinical commissioning group (CCG) is proposing to stop the prescribing of gluten free foods and replace this with a means tested top-up VISA card.
Morecambe Bay CCG proposing to stop prescribing gluten free food
26 October 2017
NHS Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are proposing to stop the prescribing of gluten free foods. The CCG are asking local people for their views and we want to make sure you have the chance to respond.
Vale of York CCG proposing to swap gluten free prescribing for means test
20 October 2017
We are concerned by the proposal being put forward by the NHS Vale of York clinical commissioning group (CCG) to stop the prescribing of gluten free foods in favour of a means tested top-up VISA card.