The Gluten Free Food Prescribable List has been updated in NHS Circular PCA (P)(2020) 18
24 Sep 2020
The Community Pharmacy Gluten Free Food Service enables patients with a confirmed diagnosis of coeliac disease or dermatitis to access staple gluten-free foods in a convenient and cost effective manner from their pharmacy, without the need for GP prescriptions. Only products listed on the GFFS list and local NHS Board formulary can be issued to patients on the NHS.
PCA (P)(2020) 18 details the Gluten Free Foods that can be prescribed for patients within the NHS Scotland Community Pharmacy Gluten Free Food Service (GFFS). This list has been updated due to discontinuation or withdrawal of some items. NHS Boards will be updating their local GFFS formularies in line with the list.