Results 181–200 of 600 for medical cannabis

Scottish Parliament: Cannabis-based Treatment Delay (7 Feb 2019)

Linda Fabiani: I wish to raise the case of the young son of a constituent. This wee lad’s medical condition has been deemed appropriate for cannabis-based treatment and he has been offered Epidiolex by his medical team. That was some four weeks ago but no treatment has yet commenced and no prospect of a start date has been given to the family. Meanwhile, the child’s condition continues to deteriorate....

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (18 Jan 2019)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS prescriptons have been issued for patients to use medical cannabis since 1 November 2018.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (18 Jan 2019)

Mike Penning: ...State for Health and Social Care, what discussions (a) he, (b) Ministers in his Department and (c) officials in his Department with NHS Trusts on implementing adequate measures to ensure access to medical cannabis for patients.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (18 Jan 2019)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of patients that were denied access to medicinal cannabis by their (a) NHS trust, (b) GP and (c) neurologist.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (18 Jan 2019)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of NHS and medical professionals body guidelines on the prescription of medical cannabis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (18 Jan 2019)

Mike Penning: ...for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of hospital trusts in implementing the law change of 1 November 2018 to ensure patients that might benefit from medical cannabis are able to.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Prescriptions (16 Jan 2019)

Tonia Antoniazzi: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS prescriptions have been issued for patients to use medical cannabis since 1 November 2018.

Health and Social Care: Cannabis-based Products: Medicinal Use (15 Jan 2019)

Steve Brine: The Government acted swiftly to change the law to allow cannabis-based products to be prescribed for those patients who might benefit, with advice from the chief medical officer and the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. NHS England and the CMO have written to clinicians in England highlighting the interim clinical guidance available.

Business of the House (10 Jan 2019)

Andrea Leadsom: The hon. Lady will be aware that the decision was taken that cannabis oil can be used for medical purposes and it is not the Government’s policy to consider the broader deregulation of the use of cannabis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (10 Jan 2019)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of patients who have been (a) prescribed medicinal cannabis through the NHS and (b) denied a prescription for medicinal cannabis through the NHS since its use was legalised in November 2018.

Deaths of Homeless People: Business of the House (20 Dec 2018)

Lisa Cameron: ..., Madam Deputy Speaker. On a more sombre note, my constituent Cole Thomson, aged six, has repeated paralysing epileptic seizures, and his mother Lisa has been battling for access to medicinal cannabis to try to save his life. She states: “A few weeks ago, Cole was running around kicking a ball. Now he can barely lift his foot. I still can’t believe how quickly he has deteriorated. This...

Cannabis (Legalisation and Regulation) (11 Dec 2018)

Steve Double: ...issue, and while I strongly disagree with him, I respect his desire that something be done to address it. I am sure we can all agree that something needs to be done about the current situation with cannabis use, which is wrong, unsustainable and doing a great deal of damage to our society, but I do not believe that liberalising and decriminalising it in this way is the answer. My view is...

Scottish Parliament: Public Health Crisis (Drugs and Alcohol) (28 Nov 2018)

David Stewart: ...aged 15 to 44. Some members rightly attempted to look to the future of drug use—the issues on the horizon that we should be concerned about, such as new psychoactive substances and prescribed medication. If we want lessons about the way forward, we can look at America and the horrors of the opiate crisis. When I was over there recently, I read that 90 per cent of the people who inject...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (20 Nov 2018)

Tonia Antoniazzi: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to increase the (a) knowledge and (b) awareness among GPs of the benefits of medicinal cannabis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (15 Nov 2018)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of NHS and medical professional body guidelines on the prescription of medicinal cannabis in ensuring the eligibility for prescription of patients for whom that treatment might be advantageous.

Written Answers — Home Office: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (15 Nov 2018)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department remains the ministerial lead for the medicinal use of cannabis-based products.

Written Answers — Home Office: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (12 Nov 2018)

Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will publish the advice used to inform his Department on the requirements that (a) the decision to prescribe medicinal cannabis products must be made by a specialist doctor and (b) medicinal cannabis products may only be prescribed when the patient has an unmet special clinical need that cannot be met by other treatments.

Government Vision on Prevention - Statement (6 Nov 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...for the future of the NHS. If I may, I will now address two separate issues that I know are of interest across the House today: the treatment of those with learning difficulties and autism, and the medical use of cannabis. Since becoming Health and Social Care Secretary, I have been shocked by some of the care received by those with autism and learning difficulties. Where people deserve...

Synthetic Cannabinoids: Reclassification — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (6 Nov 2018)

Carolyn Harris: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I, too, congratulate the hon. Member for Mansfield (Ben Bradley) on securing this debate. Cannabis substitutes, or synthetic cannabinoids, have developed at a staggering rate over recent years, with more than 100 chemical variants, largely imported from the far east. The biggest concern is that many are far more potent and toxic...

Universal Credit: Prevention of Ill Health: Government Vision (5 Nov 2018)

Stuart McDonald: ...healthcare costs by £326 million. If the Secretary of State is serious about prevention, will he support minimum pricing? Finally, I welcome the moves in respect of the prescription of medicinal cannabis, but too few are benefiting. My constituent Caroline was given months to live after being diagnosed with a brain tumour. Those treating her link her ongoing good standard of living with...


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