Medical Cannabis For Patients

Our referral process is designed to help determine which path is right for you. We see patients with a wide variety of conditions and guide them through the entire process, making it as safe and straightforward as possible to access the treatment you need.

Referral

How to make an appointment

  • Eligibility Assessment:
    Complete the online form and request your ‘Summary of Care’ record from your GP. Our clinical team will be in touch if you are not at the right stage of treatment. Click here to find out more
  • Book an Appointment:
    Book in for an appointment and complete required consent forms.
  • Initial Appointment:
    Your consultant will review your medical history and care plans to understand whether medicinal cannabis would benefit you.
  • Prescription:
    We post your prescription once our multi-disciplinary team of consultants have discussed your case to your nominated pharmacy.
  • Ongoing Support:
    After initiating treatment, we review treatment and support changes to your individual plan with follow up appointments and repeat prescriptions. Our online questionnaires help you and us monitor treatment and advance knowledge about medical cannabis using the UK Medical Cannabis Registry.

Eligibility Assessment

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Sapphire Access Scheme

In 2020 Sapphire launched the UK’s first Medical Cannabis Registry via our Real-World Evidence data platform. The Sapphire Access Scheme allows patients to

  • Gain greater insight into how their medical cannabis treatment is affecting them
  • Receive significantly reduced appointments costs
  • Contribute to the ground-breaking initiative that will rapidly expand the evidence base for medical cannabis

Sapphire Access Scheme

Initial Consultation £100

Follow-up £50

Check-up £45

No repeat prescription fee

Average Cost Of Treatment

To help patients understand the likely cost of treatment, we have outlined the average cost to a patient with chronic pain. Cost of medication varies on an individual patient basis.

£137/month*

Inclusive Of Appointments And Medicine

£4.52/day*

Inclusive Of Appointments And Medicine

No repeat prescription fee

Average cost to a patient with chronic pain using dried cannabis flower

£130/month*

Inclusive Of Appointments And Medicine

£4.28/day*

Inclusive Of Appointments And Medicine

No repeat prescription fee

For more details including some exceptions, see full price list:

Patients transferring to Sapphire

If you wish to transfer to Sapphire Medical Clinics from another medical cannabis clinic, you can do so simply and will not be required to pay an Initial Appointment Fee. Patients can pay for a Follow Up appointment (£50) for their first appointment with a consultant at Sapphire Clinics.

Please complete our Eligibility Assessment form where you can select you are transferring on page 2. If you have any questions about our service, you can get in touch with us via [email protected].

Frequently Asked Questions

Read our FAQ’s on how to become a patient, access to treatment and general questions on medical cannabis access.