UK – First UK medical cannabis clinic launched by specialist doctors

The UK has launched its first medical cannabis clinic, Sapphire Medical Clinic, which will offer access to medicinal cannabis for all conditions acknowledged to benefit from it such as chronic pain, migraine, fibromyalgia and palliative care.

A group of leading specialist doctors launched the London based clinic to offer the therapy as part of a comprehensive treatment pathway, that includes other conventional pharmaceutical drugs and treatments.

The team includes specialists in paediatric & adult neurology, palliative care, psychiatry, gastroenterology, acute general medicine and neuropathic pain and will replicate the multi-disciplinary approach championed by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and NHS England as the safe and proper way to consider medicinal cannabis prescriptions…