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Latest News for coeliacs


31st May 2013

Study highlights under-prescribing of vital gluten free food!


An interesting study was published this month reporting on the level of under-prescribing of gluten free food on prescription. The Scottish study compared the quantities of gluten free food... Study highlights under-prescribing of vital gluten free food!
27th March 2013

West Suffolk has added fresh bread back on prescription


  More Primary Care Trusts (PCT’s) are putting Gluten Free Fresh Bread back on prescription formularies, meaning you can have ... West Suffolk has added fresh bread back on prescription
20th March 2013

Update on DS-gluten free (Dietary Specials) products that are to be discontinued in 2013


In the upcoming months our sister brand DS-gluten free (also known as Dietary Specials) products will be labelled they are to be discontinued this June 2013.... Update on DS-gluten free (Dietary Specials) products that are to be discontinued in 2013
5th March 2013

Some DS-gluten free products to being discontinued


  From June the DS-gluten free (also known as Dietary Specials) Pizza Base, Crackerbread and White Loaf will no longer be... Some DS-gluten free products to being discontinued
28th January 2013

DS-gluten free White Multigrain loaf is discontinuing


From beginning of February the DS-gluten free (also known as Dietary Specials) White Multigrain... DS-gluten free White Multigrain loaf is discontinuing
18th January 2013

Glutafin Gluten Free Wheat Free White and Fibre rolls are still available from your pharmacy!

Product Update

  In the last few days we have heard from some of our customers that they are having problems ordering the Glutafin Gluten Free Wheat Free White... Glutafin Gluten Free Wheat Free White and Fibre rolls are still available from your pharmacy!
15th January 2013

Come see Glutafin's stand at Leeds Gluten Free Food Fair


Glutafin will be attending Leeds Food Fair. We will be attending with our retail sister brand DS-gluten free to offer you a choice of staple foods such as fresh... Come see Glutafin's stand at Leeds Gluten Free Food Fair
9th January 2013

ASDA's Beef hotpot contains wheat!


ASDA ‘Great Stuff’ Minced Beef Hotpot 200g. All batch... ASDA's Beef hotpot contains wheat!
7th January 2013

Baking Competition Winner Announced

Baking Competition Winner Announced

So it was that time again... time to choose the winner of Glutafin's Annual Baking Competition.   The entries were all of extremely high quality and there... Baking Competition Winner Announced
1st December 2012
1st December 2012

Restrictions on Gluten Free fresh bread has been removed


Glutafin has heard some Great News about prescription restrictions lately!    More Primary... Restrictions on Gluten Free fresh bread has been removed
21st November 2012

PCT's put Gluten Free Fresh Bread back on prescription!


Great News!   Glutafin has heard from East Sussex and Downs PCT, Dudley and Hastings and Rother... PCT's put Gluten Free Fresh Bread back on prescription!
12th November 2012

Allergy Alert! Undeclared wheat allergens on packaging!


The following products contain gluten and we thought you should definitely be aware of them! Harrods Rose... Allergy Alert! Undeclared wheat allergens on packaging!
23rd October 2012

Glutafin confirm a new agreement on their gluten free Fresh Bread

No handling charges on Glutafin Fresh Bread!

Glutafin confirm a new agreement with pharmaceutical wholesalers to ensure gluten free bread charges are... Glutafin confirm a new agreement on their gluten free Fresh Bread
19th October 2012

The below product is not gluten free.


  Allergy Alert: Morrisons Celery Fruit and Peanut Salad 250g with a Use By 27th October is not... The below product is not gluten free.
19th October 2012

Allergy Alert: Gluten free product below is not gluten free


Watch out as ASDA Free From 5 Caramel Wafers (suppose to be gluten free) may contain gluten in. This is in packs... Allergy Alert: Gluten free product below is not gluten free
14th September 2012

Gluten free Event with Glutafin on Saturday 13th October


Cheshire Coeliac UK Group recently announce a new event they have in October. The guest speaker will be our very own Glutafin Dietitian ... Gluten free Event with Glutafin on Saturday 13th October
31st August 2012

NHS Dudley restricts type and amounts of gluten free food on prescription for coeliacs


  In July, the Dudley Prescribing Sub-Committee, published local prescribing guidance for gluten free foods for those diagnosed with coeliac disease. The Sub-Committee decided... NHS Dudley restricts type and amounts of gluten free food on prescription for coeliacs
16th August 2012

Oxfordshire’s decision on gluten free foods on prescription


  In March, Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (OCCG) invited patients, healthcare... Oxfordshire’s decision on gluten free foods on prescription
6th August 2012

Asda Free From product recalled as contains gluten


Some packs of Asda's Free From Caramel Wafers may contain Gluten (wheat). The best before date on this batch is 3rd December 2012 and therefore anyone who has coeliac disease or a gluten... Asda Free From product recalled as contains gluten
3rd August 2012

Find out how Glutafin's helping prescription restrictions


We are sure a few of you will be experiencing restrictions on your gluten free foods. We have been speaking to a lot of you on our careline where we have been hearing some of you have certain... Find out how Glutafin's helping prescription restrictions
2nd August 2012
4th May 2012

More about gluten free prescription charges and restrictions


In recent months several misleading press articles have appeared accusing gluten free manufacturers of excessive charging for delivering prescription products. Members of the  British... More about gluten free prescription charges and restrictions
8th February 2012

Allergy Alerts for gluten free food


Lately there has been some allergy alerts we wanted to make you aware of. The cereal products affected last year have been sorted but in February we have seen flours having gluten present in... Allergy Alerts for gluten free food
27th October 2011

New gluten free labelling laws in 2012


New labelling laws will be a great help for coeliacs! From January 2012 new EC... New gluten free labelling laws in 2012
14th October 2011

More on why your gluten free food is being restricted!


Find out more about why your may be told by your GP or pharmacist that you can no longer gain certain gluten free foods on your prescription.  ... More on why your gluten free food is being restricted!
26th September 2011

Pharmacy-led Supply Toolkit for gluten free prescribing- Is it the way forward?


Pharmacy-led Supply Toolkit - The way forward? Coeliac UK are fully promoting the Pharmacy-led supply Toolkit for gluten free foods to PCTs, Health Boards and GP... Pharmacy-led Supply Toolkit for gluten free prescribing- Is it the way forward?
22nd September 2011

Gluten free products recalled back to supermarkets


Lately their has been many allergy alerts where gluten free products are being recalled back to supermarkets as they contain gluten. The  products below has detected gluten (wheat) through... Gluten free products recalled back to supermarkets
16th March 2011

Coeliac UK On-line Petition

Coeliac UK On-line Petition

Recently the South East Coast Alliance, which represents all PCT's in Surrey, Sussex and Kent has implemented a new gluten free... Coeliac UK On-line Petition
1st February 2011

PCT Policy Changes

PCT Policy Changes

The recent PCT budget cutting policies are affecting prescriptions of gluten free food across the country, and even though some PCTs... PCT Policy Changes
17th December 2010

Gluten Free Chef of the Year 2010

Gluten Free Chef of the Year

Glutafin, the expert in gluten free foods, has announced an exclusive deal with an award winning chef, who will become its new Expert Chef in the UK. Michael McCamley, who was crowned... Gluten Free Chef of the Year 2010
18th July 2010

David Sanders, Sheffield Gastorenterologist, honoured by Coeliac UK

Sheffield Professor Healthcare Professional 2010

Professor David Sanders was awarded the Healthcare Professional Award for 2010 by Coeliac UK at the Charity’s annual conference held in Edinburgh on Saturday, 26th June. Coeliac... David Sanders, Sheffield Gastorenterologist, honoured by Coeliac UK
11th July 2010

Early Day Motion


Early Day Motion that this House recognises that people with coeliac disease have an autoimmune disease for which the only treatment is a lifelong adherence to a gluten-free diet; acknowledges that... Early Day Motion
13th April 2010

Meet The New Face Of Glutafin!

Meet The New Face Of Glutafin!

Meet Chloe Hines, our new face of Glutafin! A few weeks ago, we launched a competition to find real coeliacs to feature in upcoming Glutafin advertising campaigns. The response we received was... Meet The New Face Of Glutafin!



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