Frequently Asked Questions about Medical Cannabis at MCUA
What is MCUA and what does it offer?
MCUA is a medical cannabis clinic that provides safe, legal and professional access to medical cannabis for those who suffer from chronic conditions. Our clinic offers assessment, treatment plans and access to the best medical cannabis products, all from the comfort of your own home.
How do I know if I'm eligible for medical cannabis treatment?
To determine if you're eligible, our clinic offers a complementary and obligation-free screening process to identify if you may be suitable for medical cannabis treatment.
Do I need a referral from my regular GP?
No, you do not need a referral from your regular GP. MCUA doctors are practising GPs with extensive experience prescribing medical cannabis.
What is the cost of medical cannabis treatment at MCUA?
The cost of medical cannabis treatment at MCUA includes an initial consultation fee of $99, which includes a pre-assessment to understand your medical history, a personalised treatment plan and your application to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for approval to access medication. Follow-up consultations are $59 and the frequency of consultations is determined by you and your doctor.
What happens during a consultation with an MCUA doctor?
During a consultation with an MCUA doctor, you will discuss your medical history, current symptoms and desired outcomes. Our doctor will assess your suitability for medical cannabis treatment and provide a personalised treatment plan.
Can I choose my own brand and formulation of medical cannabis?
Yes, you can. Our doctors can discuss a wide variety of brands and formulations to ensure your treatment plan is tailored to you.
How do I get my medical cannabis medication?
Once approved, your medication will be delivered directly to your doorstep.
What is the patient card and how do I get one?
MCUA patients are eligible for a patient card which verifies you have been approved to use medical cannabis by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). The card is for informational purposes only and is automatically sent to new patients.
Is medical cannabis treatment at MCUA safe and legal?
Yes, medical cannabis treatment at MCUA is safe and legal. Our clinic adheres to all relevant regulations and laws, ensuring that you receive the best possible care.