Epileptic Girl, Two, Who Is One of the First British Children to Be Prescribed Medicinal Cannabis Still Can’t Get the Treatment on the Nhs as Her Father Has to Pay £1,000 a Month for a Private Supply

Epileptic Girl, Two, Who Is One of the First British Children to Be Prescribed Medicinal Cannabis Still Can’t Get the Treatment on the Nhs as Her Father Has to Pay £1,000 a Month for a Private Supply

One of the first children to be prescribed medical cannabis in the UK still can’t get her desperately-needed medication on the NHS.

Jorja Emerson needs the drug to treat her severe epilepsy, which can cause life-threatening seizures, her father says.

But, despite being prescribed a medication called Tilray by a private doctor in London in November, the Northern Irish family still can’t get it in their own country.

Robin Emerson, 31, has had to pay £1,000 for one month’s supply of his daughter’s medicine and had to fly to England himself to collect it.

– Read the entire article at Daily Mail.

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