To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his oral contribution of 8 April 2019, Official Report, column 36, what the timetable is for making available a public register of specialist clinicians who can prescribe cannabis-based medicines.
5 June 2019
The law provides that specialist clinicians on the General Medical Council’s ‘Specialist Register’ can prescribe cannabis-based products for medicinal use, where clinically appropriate and in the best interest of patients.
A general practitioner (GP) may make a referral to a specialist clinician on the General Medical Council’s ‘Specialist Register’ once the patient reaches the appropriate point in their treatment pathway.
A list of Registered Medical Practitioners, including specialist clinicians, is available at the following link: