House of Commons
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COELIAC UK AWARENESS WEEK
EDM #1437
Tabled 03 May 2016
2015-16 Session
That this House notes that 9 to 15 May 2016 is Coeliac UK Awareness Week and congratulates Coeliac UK for its work to improve the recognition of coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis; further notes that there are still half a million people in the UK suffering with undiagnosed coeliac disease; appreciates the work undertaken by Coeliac UK through the Is it coeliac disease? campaign which aims to highlight the diverse symptoms of the condition and help people onto a pathway to clinical diagnosis; further notes the growing difficulties that people with coeliac disease, in certain parts of England, have in accessing support from the NHS including help with gluten-free staple foods, dietetic advice and health monitoring; calls for consideration of a national gluten-free prescribing scheme for England and renewed efforts to improve recognition of coeliac disease by primary care health services; and commends the efforts of Coeliac UK to improve the availability of gluten-free food through their Gluten-free Guarantee campaign directed at UK food retailers.

Signatures (23)