Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

Sunday, 2nd April 2017, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:03 pm
Things like gluten-free foods could vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Gluten-free foods, omega-3 supplements and travel vaccinations are among the items which may no longer be available on the NHS if major cost-cutting plans go ahead.