Internal Reference Number: FOI_5096
Date Request Received: 11/06/2019 09:00:15
Date Request Replied To: 14/06/2019 15:36:51
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Request Summary: Cannabis based medical products prescribed by the Trust
Request Category: Private Individuals
|Question Number 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).
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|Question Number 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.
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