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Genius Bread now available on prescription

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6y, 2m agoPosted 6 years, 2 months ago
For those of you who need a gluten-free diet, you will be pleased to know that 'Genius' bread, which is a good substitute for 'real' bread, is now available on prescription from your GP.
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6y, 2m agoPosted 6 years, 2 months ago
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[admin]#1
Thanks for this! Forwarded on to my Gramps as it'll come in useful for him.
#2
Thanks. Will ask my doctor about this. Funnily enough he first name is Marg.
#3
I think I pressed expired by mistake sorry
#4
why dont they sell this in errrrr shops like errrrr tesco etc?
#5
They could place it next to the "mouse free" bread
#6
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why dont they sell this in errrrr shops like errrrr tesco etc?



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#7
This is by far the best best gluten free bread but only get on prescription if you don;t have to pay. It tends to go off pretty quickly so I use a few slices and freeze the rest on day of purchase to make toast etc

Edited By: choc1969 on Oct 02, 2010 14:54: omission
#8
This is reasonable bread. If you have coeliac disease or similar and buy a pre-paid prescription card for just over £100 a year you can get your basic food from your GP. EG. a middle aged female gets 14 units of food per month. I get a couple of boxes of pasta, pizza bases, flour mixes, biscuits etc each month. Genius bread is about £2.80 per loaf at most supermarkets and you can now get it in packs of 6 from the pharmacy on your prescription, leaving 8 units of other food left each month for pasta, biscuits, crackers etc. The bread freezes well. This is a much cheaper way of getting it.
#9
my daughter was told by the chemist that she can no get genius on prescription as any one else been told this
#10
No.
Your chemist is wrong. Go to your gp and ask there. Some chemists don't have the right lists. It does vary from county to county but I hav'nt heard of anyone not being alowed it.
#11
Can diabetics get this and is it available on 'pharmacy first'?
#12
The only announcement was that those who have coeliac disease and can't eat ordinary bread can get it on prescription.
As diabetics can eat ordinary bread I very much doubt if they can get it on prescription.

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