Information for Professionals
Many patients living with chronic and long-term conditions are open to trying medical cannabis treatments. As healthcare professionals, we understand that you may have questions before referring your patient for treatment at The Medical Cannabis Clinics. In addition to our FAQs, we have addressed some common queries below.
On 1 November 2018, medical cannabis became a schedule 2 category drug, meaning that it can be prescribed to patients under certain conditions. Only consultants on the GMC Specialist Register can prescribe medical cannabis when traditional treatments do not provide symptom relief for patients.
The Medical Cannabis Clinics are CQC regulated services providing private medical cannabis treatment for patients in the UK. Patients wishing to access treatment must be referred by a health professional, usually their GP or specialist.