Reference 2019-326

REF:            2019-326

Subject:        Cannabis Based Medical Products

          

 

Request:

  1. Please list the unlicensed cannabis based medical products you have approved for prescription by consultants (on the General Medical Council’s specialist register), in your NHS Acute (Hospital) Trust’s area on an NHS prescription to their patients. (‘Unlicensed’ refers to the medicine not having received Market Approval in the UK by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and it not being listed in Schedule 4 of the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001).
  2. Please state the number of prescriptions that have been issued within your NHS Trust’s area for the following cannabis based medical products since 01/11/2018:
  • Nabiximols(Sativex). Product code: PL 18024/0009.
  • Cannabidiol (Epidiolex). Product code: N/A.

 

Response:

1. Please list the unlicensed cannabis based medical products you have approved for prescription by consultants (on the General Medical Council’s specialist register), in your NHS Acute (Hospital) Trust’s area on an NHS prescription to their patients. (‘Unlicensed’ refers to the medicine not having received Market Approval in the UK by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and it not being listed in Schedule 4 of the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001). No products approved.
2. Please state the number of prescriptions that have been issued within your NHS Trust’s area for the following cannabis based medical products since 01/11/2018:
– Nabiximols (Sativex). Product code: PL 18024/0009. Nil
– Cannabidiol (Epidiolex). Product code: N/A. Nil