Medical Cannabis Programs
CA Clinics is proud to support a range of programs in partnership with other organisations to advance the industry’s treatment options in Australia, which may include medical cannabis. We work with the TGA and their guidelines to ease access to CBD oil and THC products.
Rural & Remote
Rural patients have access to experienced specialists through Telehealth, Bulk Billed consultations. This means accessibility of quality care to people regardless of location.
How to access medicinal cannabis in rural Australia?
Our partnered pharmacies with competitive pricing for Australian medicinal cannabis can dispense CBD oils or other forms of medication to remote areas. Alternatively, patients can choose to nominate their own local pharmacies.
CA Clinics recognises the unique needs of Australia’s veteran community and the wishes to provide medical cannabis treatment options, which may include THC or cannabis CBD oil , depending on their conditions, such as chronic pain, PTSD, mental health and other associated conditions.
Our Veteran Health Program is aimed at providing medical cost effective treatment options under the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) framework.
We have aligned with Applied Cannabis Research to conduct studies on our veterans’ health responses as a result of using medicinal cannabis, to constantly strive to improve outcomes.
How CA Clinics' Veteran Health Works?
Medicinal cannabis doctors managing the ongoing treatment of their DVA patients can refer to CA Clinics as part of their care plan arrangement. We will assess and seek approval for use and funding of ongoing therapies and product costs via the DVA pathway. A two step approval:
How to help your veteran patient with medical cannabis?
Discuss medical cannabis treatment options available to them and suggest they arrange a 15 minute Screening Appointment with CA Clinics to better understand their suitability for CBD oil or THC medication.
If suitable, we make an initial consultation booking with one of our medicinal cannabis doctors to assess their case, create a cannabinoid treatment plan and submit approval applications.
1. TGA application and approval
- Approved patients can start medication at own cost
- We then submit DVA application
2. DVA application and approval
- We submit a detailed application on behalf of you and your patient citing condition, specialist support and evidence supporting the recommended treatment
- If DVA approves, your patient may be able to access funded medication