Most prescriptions for medicinal cannabis are for chronic pain, anxiety, cancer-related symptoms, mental health, epilepsy and other neurological disorders. There are more than 100 different products now available to the public, from oral preparations such as oils and capsules containing CBD (cannabidiol) to THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) and dried-flower products are now available to the public through the Special Access Scheme via prescription by an authorised general practitioner.
Access to medicinal cannabis is heavily regulated by the Therapeutic Goods Authority and doctors must be authorised to prescribe this alternative treatment. her MEDICAL’s onsite General Practitioner Dr Rachel Wyndham is an authorised prescriber who supports access and provides this alternative treatment to approved patients through the Special Access Scheme.
If you have a medical condition that has lasted more than 3 months and where standard medications have been ineffective or caused side effects then you may qualify and be eligible to be prescribed medicinal cannabis.
The guidelines to be approved for a prescription are strict and are monitored by the Special Access Scheme.
her MEDICAL onsite general practitioner, Dr Rachel Wyndham can help and support you through the approval and eligibility process.