At Curaleaf Pharmacy, we understand that patients and healthcare professionals will have a lot of questions relating to medical cannabis. Therefore we have provided detail on the most common questions:
You cannot get cannabis-based medicine from a GP – it can only be prescribed in the UK by a clinician listed on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council.
A prescription for medical cannabis would only be given when it was believed to be in your best interests, and when other treatments had not worked or were not suitable.
Medical cannabis can only be prescribed in the UK by a clinician listed on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council.
Specialist doctors who intend to prescribe and treat patients with cannabis-based medicinal products, they must be able to demonstrate that they have assurances in place to deliver safe and effective care in line with relevant legislation and guidance.
Your GP can refer you or you can contact a clinic that specialises in medical cannabis treatment.
More patient information can be found via the following links:
If you require any information with regards to prescribing medical cannabis, Curaleaf Pharmacy has collected the information and guidance that you need:
We will be regularly updating our FAQs to ensure you have all the information you need. If you have any questions not covered in this section, contact us today!