Medicinal Cannabis Clinic
Dr Michelle Groves is a specialist prescriber for Medicinal Cannabis at our practice. There are very strict guidelines for approval through the Therapeutic Goods Authority.
COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I know if I am eligible for medicinal cannabis?
Can you answer yes to the following questions?
Do you have a medical condition that has lasted more than 3 months?
Have standard medicines failed to fully treat your medical condition or have you avoided treatments due to side effects?
If you can answer yes to the above questions then you are eligible (subject to Drs approval.)
What do I have to bring to my initial consultation?
You will need to bring:
a signed consent form available from our receptionist, or click button above to download and print.
a health summary from your GP
a full medication history listing previous & current medications for your condition, aswell as any supporting reports (scans or xrays).
How much do the consultations cost?
The Initial Consultation is for approximately 30 minutes. The cost is $200 with a medicare rebate of $73.95.
If you have a current Australian Medicare Card you may be entitled to a rebate of $73.95.
All follow up appointments are bulk billed.
How much will the Medicinal Cannabis cost, and is it included in the Consultation Fee?
No, Medicinal Cannabis is not included in your Consultation Fee. You should expect to pay around $4 – $10 per day for the medication. These prices are governed by the type you require and the Pharmacy. Like any other prescription, only the Pharmacy can provide and dispense this medication.
Please contact our reception staff who can provide you with an information leaflet, consent form. Or click the buttons above to download our information pack and consent form.
For more information please visit the Therapeutic Goods Administration www.tga.gov.au or QLD Health https://www.health.qld.gov.au/public-health/topics/medicinal-cannabis.