Quality standard

Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 People at increased risk or with symptoms of coeliac disease are offered a serological test for coeliac disease.

Statement 2 People with a positive serological test for coeliac disease are referred to a specialist and advised to continue with a gluten‑containing diet until diagnosis is confirmed.

Statement 3 People referred to a specialist who need an endoscopic intestinal biopsy to diagnose coeliac disease have it within 6 weeks of referral.

Statement 4 People newly diagnosed with coeliac disease discuss how to follow a gluten‑free diet with a healthcare professional with specialist knowledge of coeliac disease.

Statement 5 People with coeliac disease are offered an annual review.