Some CCGs have not had a consultation before cutting GF scripts.
This point was raised in the Westminister Hall Debate 2016.
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (David Mowat) said on that occasion he would look into the matter of no consultation before prescription cuts but he ceased to be Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health after the June 2017 general election - so I guess this was not done.
Coeliac Disease and Prescriptions
01 November 2016 Volume 616
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (David Mowat)
....consultations. CCGs should not withdraw gluten-free products without a consultation.
My understanding is that in all cases where that has happened, a consultation has taken place.
If he can provide me with evidence of that not being so, I will follow up and take action.
The information I have been given is that consultations should always have taken place....