Yes, you would think NHS would have done something about it themselves if they wanted to save money.
....Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group introduced a gluten-free prescribing policy in 2012 which limited the range of gluten-free products available on prescription and stopped the prescribing of fresh bread.
The prescribing of fresh bread was stopped due to concerns regarding additional handling and delivery charges being added to the cost of fresh gluten-free bread.
However Juvela, Glutafin and Genius have finalised agreements within the supply chain to guarantee that additional costs will not be added in future. ...