There are many conditions which are suitable for medicinal cannabis. The first step is to undertake a simple Eligibility test. We have straightforward forms which will help you to determine if you and your condition are eligible to be treated with cannabis under the TGA’s Special Access Scheme. Some of the most common conditions that medicinal cannabis helps to relieve include:
Medicinal cannabis is the name for healthcare products prescribed by a doctor to treat a medicinal condition that either contain cannabis or are made using chemicals derived from cannabis. Here are some quick facts about medicinal cannabis that cover what you need to know:
Medicinal cannabis is a cutting edge medication, which has successfully assisted treat many chronic health conditions. With new research being undertaken to further establish the extent of how medicinal cannabis can provide relief to many other specific chronic conditions.
Medicinal cannabis is different to recreational cannabis because it is carefully controlled to ensure that the dosage is correct and any side effects are appropriately managed. It is safe, legal and strictly regulated for quality and safety.
A medicinal cannabis prescription is prescribed only by Healthcare providers who have applied to become Authorised Prescribers with the TGA or SAS B access. It is more complicated than a prescription for most traditional medicine as it requires advanced training for doctors and nurse practitioners with specific training in the dosage of the different strains of Medicinal Cannabis on the market and experience in long term patient cases where they are able to track individual patients’ outcomes. The special approval from the TGA is granted on a case-by-case basis. Choosing an experienced Medicinal Cannabis prescribing clinic is vital as this is a highly specialised area.
Medicinal cannabis often provides much needed relief for patients who have tried many other traditional treatment options that have either not worked or have had unbearable side effects.
Due to the complex approval process, it’s best to choose an experienced telehealth provider who knows how to provide a smooth service and make this as easy as possible for you.
CannaTelehealth is backed by the long serving telehealth provider Phenix Health, and we understand how to make the process as painless as possible. We are convenient and thorough, with specialty trained Doctors, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses delivering care via Telehealth. Our empathetic and straightforward care will help you to get back on track with your life.
Struggling with your health is tough. So is dealing with bureaucracy to get the treatment you need.
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You’ve probably gone on a long, frustrating journey to get here. We want to help you get back to your best self, with minimal fuss. Because medicinal cannabis is a highly restricted medical product in Australia, there is a multi-step process to prescribing it. Here we have broken down the basic steps so you know what to expect.
Not everybody is eligible for medicinal cannabis, because it is a highly restricted product in Australia. Fill out our simple form to see if you are eligible or book an Initial Eligibility Screening Consultation with a Nurse Practitioner for a FREE /(Bulk Billed) Consultation.
Book in for a consultation. Your consultation will be with either a trained Nurse Practitioner or Doctor who will discuss your medical history and determine if medicinal cannabis is suitable. We will put in the effort to understand your condition and your lifestyle to make the best treatment plan.
Should your doctor believe that you would benefit from Medicinal Cannabis treatment they need to apply to the TGA for access to prescribe your medicinal cannabis medication. Once approved, they’ll send you and your pharmacy an escript.
Once the medicinal cannabis is ready, the pharmacist will deliver it to your door.
We’ll send you a reminder for follow up appointments.
Medicinal cannabis is a schedule 8 controlled substance, meaning that doctors must get approval to prescribe it, and some people, such as children, may not be eligible.
We have an easy to use eligibility form that can help you to determine if you’re eligible before you book your appointment.
Start your treatment by discussing your plans with a Nurse Practitioner. They can assist in reviewing your eligibility for Medicinal Cannabis. No prescription can be provided at this step.
This includes a full clinical workup by a Nurse Practitioner or a GP. We will determine whether medicinal cannabis is right for you, and we will determine an appropriate dose and product.
Follow up appointments will be every 4 weeks to check in on your progress and symptom relief.
Once the medication dosage has stabilised your condition following a follow-up a Doctor can provide a repeat prescription for the same medication.
We are a telehealth provider who can provide medicinal cannabis via telehealth appointments.
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Disclaimer: CannaTelehealth is not promoting the use of medicinal cannabis. Medicinal cannabis does affect every person differently, due to factors such as size, weight, health, dosage, tolerance and age. Medicinal cannabis might not work for you, and you might experience side-effects. Information provided by CannaTelehealth is for educational and informational purposes only. For medical advice, please refer to your doctor. Medicinal cannabis in Australia is regulated by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and details about cannabis as a scheduled drug can be found on their website.