Billy Caldwell Became the First UK Patient to Receive Lifelong Medicinal Cannabis Prescription on the NHS

Billy Caldwell Became the First UK Patient to Receive Lifelong Medicinal Cannabis Prescription on the NHS

In a landmark decision, the severely epileptic teenager, Billy Caldwell, will become the first UK patient to be given NHS prescribed medicinal cannabis. Following years of campaigning, experts claim the move could pave the way for thousands of patients to receive the treatment across the UK. Billy’s first batch of medicine, prescribed by a private doctor but funded by the Health Service, will arrive 1 November. Charlotte Caldwell, Billy’s mother, who had been fighting with the authorities, was on BBC to talk about the historic decision. Continue reading Billy Caldwell Became the First UK Patient to Receive Lifelong Medicinal Cannabis Prescription on the NHS at Canex.

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