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.
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