Helping patients access the developing field of medicinal cannabis with the highest levels of clinical excellence and compassionate support.
Welcome to Sapphire London
Sapphire London is our flagship clinic and our first to open in the UK to support patients who may benefit from medicinal cannabis.
We have carefully selected our team of internationally renowned, highly qualified, senior consultants to assess each patient within their specialty who is referred to us. We have aligned ourselves with NHS practices and all of our consultants work in the NHS.
Become A Patient
At Sapphire London we operate on a doctor to doctor referral basis. We accept referrals from GP’s and consultants. This is to ensure that the patient’s condition has been fully assessed by a qualified physician and all other treatment options have been attempted.
For doctors to refer a patient to us, please click here to fill and securely submit a referral form.
For patients, please print off this form on information regarding Sapphire UK and ask your GP or consultant to refer to us through the online system.
London Sapphire Consultant Team
Dr Michael Platt MA MBBS FRCA FFPMRCA
Dr Platt has been a consultant and honorary senior lecturer in pain medicine and anaesthetics at Imperial College since 1991.
Following medical training in Australia, he undertook specialist training in anaesthetics and pain medicine in London. He is a professional and highly effective senior consultant in pain medicine and anaesthetics with over 23 years in senior clinical leadership and specialist roles. In his NHS practice he is a senior consultant at the Imperial Pain Clinic and is frequently referred complex patients from other specialists in the UK and abroad.
Professor Praveen Anand
MD, MA, FRCP
Neurology / Neuropathic Pain (MDT only)
Professor Praveen Anand is Professor of Clinical Neurology and honorary Consultant Neurologist at Imperial College London.
Dr Mark Weatherall
MBBC, FRCP, PhD, MA
Dr Mark Weatherall is a Consultant Neurologist at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in the Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.
Dr Shaheen Khan
BSc, MSc, MBBS, FRCP
Dr Shaheen Khan is a consultant in palliative medicine and lead clinician for the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Jonathan Hoare
MA, FRCP, PhD
Gastroenterology / General Medicine
Dr Hoare is a consultant gastroenterologist and head of endoscopy for the Imperial College hospitals.
Dr James Rucker
MBBS, BSc, MRCPsych, PhD
Dr Rucker is a Clinician Scientist (senior clinical lecturer level) at The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London.
Dr Sushil Beri
MBBS, MD, DNB, MRCPCH
Dr Beri is a consultant paediatric neurologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
Follow up appointments:
Prescription cost will vary based on individual needs and dosage.
* Appointments with the psychiatrist require a double appointment and therefore consultation fees are £500 for initial and £300 for follow-up appointments respectively.
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Open to anyone in the UK taking medicinal cannabis, whether you are a patient of Sapphire or not, we value all information on how you find using this innovative treatment.
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